Design with Gusto

Designing with Gusto Wool

Calling all designers! We love to see how Gusto Wool inspires your work. We welcome submissions for accessories, garments and home décor for all genders and ages, whether knit, crochet or woven. Any experience level is invited, from emerging talent to established professionals.

Design Submissions

We encourage garment designs that are inclusive, in an adult chest size range of 28” to 62”/71 to 157.5 cm, and are mindful of physical abilities when considering construction. 

Design work is fairly compensated based on a tier system balancing design fees and rights, agreed upon between the designer and Gusto Wool when a design is accepted for publication.

Submission Requirements

Design Sketch

  • Hand-drawn and digital sketches both accepted

Photographs of Swatches

  • Swatches should be no smaller than 6” x 6” (15 x 15 cm)
  • Swatches do not need to be worked in an Urth yarn

Design Description

  • A short paragraph about your inspiration and what interests you about this specific design
  • Specifics about construction details (such as direction of knitting, shaping information, special techniques used)
  • Intended ease and fit of finished garment
  • Intended Urth yarn and possible color choices
  • Any additional information important about the design

Designer Information

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • A short bio (3-5 sentences)
  • Personal webpage and/or Ravelry designer page URL(s)
  • Social media handles (if applicable)

Application Form