Sample Knitters & Crocheters
The Flying Needles and Robin’s Promise Yarn Co. are searching for a Sample Makers – both knitting and crocheting. We call on our Sample Knitters & Crocheters throughout the year to produce samples for our seasonal knit‐ and crochet-wear collections and pattern releases. We are looking to widen our pool of candidates to help us with samples. We are specifically interested in advanced knitters and/or crocheters of colorwork and lace. Because of shipping costs, we are looking for makers within the continental U.S. A successful candidate must be: Able to manage deadlines with expertise and adhere to deadlines Proficient and experienced with most knitted garment construction methods Able to learn new techniques independently Able to swatch Able to confidently work from barebones patterns in development Detail oriented Provide excellent communication regarding any issue or feedback to pattern designers Able to finish each garment appropriately and to pattern specs including blocking and weaving all ends. Successful candidates will be contract employees and will receive a contract to sign once deadlines are collaboratively set. All executed contracts are binding legal documents. All samples knit or crocheted become property of The Flying Needles and Robin’s Promise Yarn Co. To apply, please submit a cover letter with your Ravelry handle, a description of your favorite project and why, and a statement of why you should be hired for the position. We will review your Ravelry finished projects. Send application materials to Susan Dickerson, The Flying Needles, FlyingNeedlesYarn at gmail dot com Incomplete applications will not be considered.