Crochet Hook 5 mm (H-8)

This is the Easy Crochet archive for free crochet patterns using the size H crochet hook/8 hook size. The H-8 hook size is also known as the 5 mm metric and UK 6 hook. We recommend using the H hook with Light #3 or Fine #2 weight yarn.

The H-8 / 5 mm / UK 6 hook is the perfect size for creating anything from crocheted dishtowels to easy baby blankets to cozy scarves.

Free Crochet Patterns using 5 mm (H-8) Crochet Hooks

These free crochet patterns were all created using various yarn types and brands, but all use the 5 mm (H-8) sized crochet hook.

The Kimberly Scarf

The Kimberly Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Crochet Double Waffle Stitch

Crochet Double Waffle Stitch

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Butta,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Simple Pot Scrubber

Simple Pot Scrubber

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Stitch Soak Scrub,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Slip Stitch,
Solid Granny Square Pattern (2 Sizes)

Solid Granny Square Pattern (2 Sizes)

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Skein Tones,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
Crochet Crossbody Bag

Crochet Crossbody Bag

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Sedge Stitch Crochet

Sedge Stitch Crochet

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Basic Stitch Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
The Modern Tote Bag

The Modern Tote Bag

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral,
Rainbow Double Dot Blanket

Rainbow Double Dot Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Super Saver,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Half Double Crochet Forest Stitch

Half Double Crochet Forest Stitch

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Basic Stitch Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Colorful Teardrop Baby Blanket Pattern

Colorful Teardrop Baby Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Red Heart Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Pink, Variegated,
Summer Romance Crochet Top

Summer Romance Crochet Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Primavera Rectangular Crochet Shawl

Primavera Rectangular Crochet Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Puff,
Ocean Breeze Crochet Scarf with Fringe

Ocean Breeze Crochet Scarf with Fringe

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8), 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue,
Simple Crochet Ear Warmer

Simple Crochet Ear Warmer

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Rainbow Sherbet Ripple Baby Blanket

Rainbow Sherbet Ripple Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Softee Baby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Decrease,
  • Color: Variegated,
Stained Glass Ear Warmer

Stained Glass Ear Warmer

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Unforgettable,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Golden Brown Infinity Scarf

Golden Brown Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown,
Two Tone Ear Warmer

Two Tone Ear Warmer

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Homespun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Gray, Red,
Easy Triple Infinity Scarf

Easy Triple Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
Easy Crochet Afghan Pattern (8 Sizes)

Easy Crochet Afghan Pattern (8 Sizes)

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Tranquil Blue Rectangular Shawl

Tranquil Blue Rectangular Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Tie Dye Easy Crochet Headband

Tie Dye Easy Crochet Headband

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Warm & Cool Bean Stitch Blanket

Warm & Cool Bean Stitch Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Blue, Orange,
Easy V Stitch Crochet Scarf

Easy V Stitch Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Mint Crochet Cable Scarf Pattern

Mint Crochet Cable Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Swish DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Crochet Blanket Shrug

Crochet Blanket Shrug

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Crème Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Crochet Christmas Tree Potholder

Crochet Christmas Tree Potholder

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Neutral, Red,
Cozy Cotton Crochet Throw

Cozy Cotton Crochet Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Crème Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Puff, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Crochet Granny Square Body Pillow

Crochet Granny Square Body Pillow

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Name: I Love This Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Simple Crochet Blanket

Simple Crochet Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Crème Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Beach Vibes Crochet Bottle Holder

Beach Vibes Crochet Bottle Holder

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Nuboo,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
Pebbles and Stars Beach Throw

Pebbles and Stars Beach Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Red,
“Love You To The Moon” Poncho Wrap

“Love You To The Moon” Poncho Wrap

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Coboo Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Moss / Linen,
  • Color: Neutral,
Bobble Crochet Baby Blanket (+7 Bonus Sizes)

Bobble Crochet Baby Blanket (+7 Bonus Sizes)

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Softee Baby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
London Phone Booth Scarf

London Phone Booth Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Super Saver,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Black, Red, White, Yellow,
Rainbow Splash Mosaic Blanket

Rainbow Splash Mosaic Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Variegated,
Herringbone Circle Placemat

Herringbone Circle Placemat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Herringbone Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Textured Puff Stitch Crochet Blanket Pattern

Textured Puff Stitch Crochet Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Pound of Love,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Puff, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Richmond Boomerang Shawl

Richmond Boomerang Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Palette,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Linen Stitch Crochet Kimono Cardigan

Linen Stitch Crochet Kimono Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
The Holiday Poncho Cardigan

The Holiday Poncho Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Herringbone Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Cookie and Cream Poncho Wrap

Cookie and Cream Poncho Wrap

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Herringbone Double Crochet,
  • Color: Brown,
Easy Crochet Cloud Pattern

Easy Crochet Cloud Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Butta,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, White,
How to Crochet Back Loop Single Crochet

How to Crochet Back Loop Single Crochet

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Green,
Falling In Striped Crochet Blanket Pattern

Falling In Striped Crochet Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Heartland,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Herringbone Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral,
The Finley: An Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

The Finley: An Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Heartland,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,



Common Questions About 5 mm (H-8)

Here we answer some common questions about 5 mm (H-8).

What letter size is a 5mm crochet hook?

Answer: In US terms, the 5mm crochet hook is also known as H-8.

What size yarn do you use with a 5mm crochet hook?

Answer: You should use light (weight #3) or fine (weight #2) weight yarn with a 5mm crochet hook.