Alison Mayne is a researcher in amateur craft, making, wellbeing and textile history. As Knitrospective, she designs patterns inspired by her work in libraries, archives, and museums, as well as social issues.

Some designs are available for just £2 and ALL the money raised through sales goes to the charity detailed in the pattern description.  See @knitrospective on Instagram and posts on for updates about donations.

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