Lion Brand welcomes designers to submit finished designs or design proposals.

For finished designs, please send a high quality photo of the item (and any detail photos) along with your pattern and/or notes to

If you would like to submit a proposal, please send a high quality photo/scan of your swatch, sketch, and notes, to

In both cases, we encourage you to include a link to your website, portfolio, or Ravelry design page as an additional resource for us to consider. Thank you.


For those who are interested in learning about places to submit your designs and/or how to publish your own patterns, we recommend checking out these episodes of YarnCraft, our online on-demand radio show or podcast:

"Knit & Crochet Pattern Resources PLUS Tips on Publishing Your Own Patterns" and "Sharing Your Designs with Others"

We also recommend checking with The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) or the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) for more information and resources.


Lion Brand is happy to provide yarn support to designers submitting designs to magazines and other publications, working on books, and self-publishing patterns. Please contact for more information on how to request yarn support.