Intellectual Property Rights

When KnitNet acquires the rights to a pattern, either through direct purchase or in return for advertising and promotional consideration, KnitNet is acquiring the rights to publish the pattern in any medium in perpetuity.

At the same time, however, the designer or owner of the pattern retains the right to sell or distribute it in any manner they wish, so long as, on the occasion the pattern is published by a third party, KnitNet receives the following acknowledgement: First published in KnitNet (edition).