10 Free Crochet Patterns for Autism Awareness

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This is a compilation of 10 free crochet patterns for autism awareness. Make any of these patterns as gifts for someone in the autistic community or to show your support and spread awareness.

Do you have a friend or family member who lives with autism? Or maybe you live with it yourself. While there are so many people who live with autism, it is a subject that does not get enough attention. In an effort to bring more awareness to those who have autism, I’ve been on a mission to find crochet patterns to help represent these people.

I love it when I find crochet patterns that are not only fun to make but are also meaningful and inclusive. I was pleasantly surprised to find some great patterns to represent those experiencing autism. During my research about autism, I’ve also learned that the colorful puzzle pattern represents the autistic community.

According to the Autism Society“The puzzle pattern reflects the complexity of the autism spectrum. The different colors and shapes represent the diversity of the people and families living with the condition. The brightness of the ribbon signals hope — hope that through increased awareness of autism, and through early intervention and access to appropriate services/supports, people with autism will lead full lives able to interact with the world on their own terms.”

10 Free Crochet Patterns for Autism Awareness

10 Free Crochet Autism Patterns

With this variety of autism-awareness crochet patterns, you will surely find one that’s perfect for you.

Maybe you are looking for a fidget toy pattern for a child – a crochet puzzle block, perhaps?

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Or maybe you are looking for a way to show your support for the autistic community by wearing a hat or scarf.

With this amazing collection of crochet autism patterns, you will indeed find one to suit your fancy.

If you want more Puzzle Crochet Patterns, please check out this collection as well.

C2C Puzzle Blanket for Autism Awareness

This C2C crochet puzzle blanket is the perfect way to show your support for the autistic community! Made using the C2C technique and primary colors, this blanket would make such a wonderful and thoughtful gift for the autistic loved one in your life.

If you’ve never done C2C before, I believe that this is a great pattern to start with. The colors are in larger blocks making color changes fairly simple.

Go to my blog to find the free C2C Puzzle Blanket Pattern.

Free Crochet Puzzle C2C Blanket Pattern

Rubik’s Cube Crochet Tissue Box Cover

This Rubik’s cube tissue box cover can serve multiple purposes. As its name suggests, it is a tissue box cover so you can hide that unattractive tissue box in your house.

Moreso than that though it’s actually a really great ‘fidget’ toy for those who are experiencing autism. Make this fun tissue box cover and gift it to your autistic loved one.

Go HERE for the Rubik’s Cube Crochet Pattern.

Rubik's Cube Crochet Tissue Box Cover

Easy Free Crochet Reversible Bee Pattern

This reversible bee is the perfect way for someone to communicate their feelings when they are unable to voice them to others. When they are happy, they can show the happy bee. When they are sad, upset, tired, etc..they can simply turn the bee inside out to show the sad face.

This is a soft and quiet toy. Perfect for young ones if you need to keep them in a quiet setting. This is a very easy crochet pattern that is suitable for most beginning crocheters.

This is a great autism-awareness crochet pattern.

Click HERE for the Reversible Bee Pattern for free.

Easy Free Crochet Reversible Bee Pattern

Soft and Stackable Crochet Bricks

I love these soft and stackable bricks! These make great soft toys for children who are experiencing autism.

This is actually a really simple crochet pattern. You’ll start by making the flat panels which will be the base of these bricks. Then you’ll crochet the little knobs in the round. Lastly, you’ll stuff them and then sew them together.

CLICK HERE for the Stackable Bricks Pattern.

Soft and Stackable Crochet Bricks

Crochet Infinity Cube

This crochet infinity cube is a great fidget toy for everyone! No matter what age you are, I think anyone will enjoy playing with this fun puzzle cube. This is even a great quiet toy for small children who have a hard time sitting still in church services.

This easy autism awareness crochet pattern uses just small amounts of yarn making a really great stash buster. You’ll make several small flat panels, sew them all together and then stuff them to form the cubes.

You can find this crochet pattern for free ON THIS WEBSITE.

Crochet Infinity Cube

Autism Awareness Crochet Puzzle Pieces

Another way to show your support for the autistic community is by making these tiny autism awareness crochet puzzle pieces. These are made as mini granny squares.

Although these pieces do not really fit together like a puzzle, they make great appliques, magnets or keychains!

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free crochet pattern.

Puzzle Pieces

Autism Awareness Crochet Puzzle Piece Hat

This is a really easy crochet hat pattern to show your support for the autistic community. This is actually just a basic beanie pattern using double crochet stitches with very minimal colorwork to form the puzzle pieces.

Although this Autism Awareness Crochet Puzzle Piece Hat pattern is only written for an adult size, it can easily be adjusted to fit other sizes as well.

CLICK HERE for the free crochet autism pattern.

Autism Puzzle Piece Hat

Crochet Autism Awareness Blanket

This hexagon autism awareness crochet blanket does not feature the traditional puzzle pieces, but it does showcase the primary colors found in many autistic awareness pieces.

You can make this blanket as large or as small as you wish. Simply make more hexagons if you need a bigger blanket. In addition to a blanket, this would also make a really great playmat as well.

Check out the free pattern ON THIS WEBSITE.

Crochet Blanket

Autism Awareness Crochet Scarf

This autism awareness crochet scarf features the classic puzzle pattern in primary colors that is so well known amongst the autistic community.

This pattern includes an easy-to-follow color graph for the color changes. Additionally, this pattern is a free download on Ravelry.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern.

Autism Awareness Scarf

Autism Awareness Crochet Blanket

This is another pattern that features the classic puzzle pieces. While the photo below includes other colors than the typical primary colors, you can totally change up the colors to suit your taste.

This autism awareness crochet blanket would make a great addition to a child’s bedroom, playroom, or classroom. Moreover, this would make a great gift for anyone in the autisic community.

You can get this free crochet pattern BY CLICKING HERE.

Autism Awareness Blanket

I hope you love these fun crochet autism awareness patterns as much as I do. 

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That way you will find it easily again when you need it and also provide the world and your friends with the ability to gain extra crochet knowledge. 

And to top it off, you help me as it allows me to create more content that you love already and want to see more of – free crochet patterns and tutorials. So, thank you for sharing.


You can have the most amazing pattern and yarn in the world, but if you don’t have the knowledge of how to crochet in a way that makes you proud, then all your work is for nothing.

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