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Open Call for Pattern Designers & Content Writers

We are beginning the planning process for Gist’s 2025 and 2026 content. Would you like to work with us? 

What we're looking for

  • Rigid heddle, 4-shaft and 8-shaft loom projects for our in-house yarn lines (Array, Beam, Duet, Mallo, Sero, and Ode)
    • Single patterns  
    • Mini-collections of 3 patterns that are related by technique or function
  • Blog & educational content writers
    • Must be able to support written content with photo and/or video
    • Writing & photo/video samples required
  • Structures/Topics of particular interest, but not limited to:
    • Doubleweave 
    • Deflected Doubleweave
    • Lace
    • Overshot
    • Twill/Turned Twill/Turned Tacqueté (jin)
    • Color and Weave/Shadow Weave
    • Collapsed Weaves
    • Crammed and Spaced
    • Turned Drafts
    • Name Drafts
    • Warp and Weft-faced Weaves
    • Rugs

What are YOU interested in? Do you have other ideas? We’d love to hear from you! 

Being a published pattern designer is not required; we encourage weavers of all experience levels to apply. Submissions must be original or have a cited source, and not previously published. Designers we accept will be compensated competitively based on the scope of the project.  

How to Apply

If you have multiple proposals, please send each one separately.

Content Writers

Submit writing, media samples and a list of topics you are interested in to: content@gistyarn.com.

Please fill in the subject line as follows:  Blog: Proposed Topic - Your Last Name

Ex: Blog: Deflected Doubleweave Tips and Tricks - Jones

Designers

Download and fill out this template. Email it as a PDF along with the files requested in the template to: content@gistyarn.com 

Please fill in the subject line as follows: Loom & Project Type: Project - Your Last Name

Ex: 8S Single Pattern: Shadow Weave Towels - Jones

Ex: RH Mini-Collection: Lace Bordered Bath Set (face, hand & body towel) - Jones

Important Dates

Applications open: March 15, 2024

Applications close: March 30, 2024

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis as we find the right fit in our content calendar.