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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month to promote awareness and acceptance of autism. 
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.
In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we'd like to introduce Ryan, Allison's nephew. Isn't he a cutie? 
Allison's brother John, sister-in-law Sarah and Ryan live with autism daily. 
Our wonderful community of knit and crochet designers have come up with many patterns to bring awareness to autism. Check out this beautiful Puzzle Scarf by Issa Garrison

It's made in Tunisian crochet  and uses worsted weight yarn. It's a free pattern - click here for the link. Check out other great patterns that help promote autism awareness on Ravelry
Also check out the Autism Society for more information on how you can help to promote autism awareness and acceptance. 
Photo of Autism Ribbon courtesy of the Autism Society
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