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.

Mico the Monkey Amigurumi

Mico the Monkey Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Brown, Neutral,
Zigzag Sweater

Zigzag Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobbii,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Double Crochet Increase, Double Crochet Three Together,
  • Color: Blue, Pink, White,
Ariel Summer Cardigan

Ariel Summer Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Orange, Pink,
Lace Crochet Summer Top

Lace Crochet Summer Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Shell Stitch,
  • Color: Blue,
Theory Cocoon Cardigan

Theory Cocoon Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Color Theory,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Nusa Mesh Net Crochet Sweater

Nusa Mesh Net Crochet Sweater

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

Leora Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobbii,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Neutral, Pink,
Ragazza Lace Shawl

Ragazza Lace Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobbii,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Knit Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Free Giraffe Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Giraffe Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Brown, Yellow,
Blossom Baby Blanket

Blossom Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Pound of Love, Wool-Ease,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Free Penguin Amigurumi

Free Penguin Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Orange, White, Yellow,
Free Owl Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Owl Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, White,
Leni Washcloth

Leni Washcloth

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: Wool of the Andes Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Yellow,
Your First Basic V Neck Crochet Sweater

Your First Basic V Neck Crochet Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Blooming Granny Square

Blooming Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Green, White,
Shift Granny Square

Shift Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, Orange, Pink, Purple,
Boho Beach Crochet Vest

Boho Beach Crochet Vest

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,
Gabi Washcloth

Gabi Washcloth

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: Wool of the Andes Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Yellow,
Bunny Tail and Ears Egg Cozy

Bunny Tail and Ears Egg Cozy

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray, White,
Weekend Granny Square

Weekend Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, Orange, Pink, Purple,
Sami Washcloth

Sami Washcloth

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: Wool of the Andes Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Yellow,
Free Duck Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Duck Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Green, Orange, White, Yellow,
#1 Bobble Blanket

#1 Bobble Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Abi Washcloth

Abi Washcloth

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Wool of the Andes Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Yellow,
Yasmin Crochet Heart Coaster

Yasmin Crochet Heart Coaster

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Free Crochet Bunny Amigurumi Keychain

Free Crochet Bunny Amigurumi Keychain

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Gray, Pink,
The Lola Easy Oversized Crochet Pullover Sweater

The Lola Easy Oversized Crochet Pullover Sweater

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: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Bubbles the Octopus

Bubbles the Octopus

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Orange,
Crochet Granny Diamond Beanie

Crochet Granny Diamond Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Two Together, Slip Stitch,
Blue Lagoon Hat

Blue Lagoon Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Puff,
  • Color: Blue, White,
Abi Baby Blanket

Abi Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: Brava Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Color: Brown,
Japandi Lace Shawl

Japandi Lace Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobbii,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Knit Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Free Hedgehog Amigurumi

Free Hedgehog Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8), 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Brown, Neutral,
Free Love Elephant Amigurumi

Free Love Elephant Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Pink, Red, White,
Free Halloween Pumpkin

Free Halloween Pumpkin

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Green, Orange,
Axl the Fox Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Axl the Fox Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Orange, White,
Squirrel Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Squirrel Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Brown, Neutral,
Free Cat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Cat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Gray,
Free Bee Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Bee Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, White, Yellow,
Free Bat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Bat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Purple,
Into The Wild Blanket Pattern

Into The Wild Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Aran,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Shelby The Snail Blanket Pattern

Shelby The Snail Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Aran,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Cute Alpaca Amigurumi

Cute Alpaca Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 5 – Bulky, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 3.5 mm (E-4), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, Pink,
Free Pig Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Pig Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Pink,
Casper the Dog – Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Casper the Dog – Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, Orange, White,
Crochet Adult High Waist Skirt

Crochet Adult High Waist Skirt

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



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.