Yarn Weight #3 - DK, Light, Light Worsted

Light #3 yarn is also sometimes known as DK and light worsted. This weight of yarn is usually crocheted using the US hook sizes 7 to I-9, which correspond to metric hooks of 4.5 – 5.5 mm. Light #3 yarn is perfect for creating crocheted light clothing, lacy scarves and fall hats. Take a look below to find free crochet patterns using size 3 yarn.

Free Light Crochet Patterns

These free crochet patterns were all created using various yarn types and brands, but all use the Light (#3) yarn weight.

Autumn Storm Shrug

Autumn Storm Shrug

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Gray,
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,
Tunisian Lacy Shell Wrap

Tunisian Lacy Shell Wrap

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Color: Blue,
Chubby Gnome Christmas

Chubby Gnome Christmas

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand, Paintbox Yarn, Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 2.75 mm (C-2),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Front Loop Single Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Red, White,
Crochet Donkey Amigurumi

Crochet Donkey Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Gray,
Sea Ripple Crochet Baby Blanket

Sea Ripple Crochet Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Green, White,
Frances Crochet Cardigan For Kids

Frances Crochet Cardigan For Kids

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 0 – Lace, Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue,
Penguin the Chef

Penguin the Chef

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 4. Complex,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.75 mm (C-2), 3.25 mm (D-3),
  • Stitches: Front Loop Single Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, White,
The Foolish Frankenstein

The Foolish Frankenstein

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 3 – Light, Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 2.75 mm (C-2), 3.25 mm (D-3),
  • Stitches: Front Loop Single Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Black, Blue, Brown,
Holiday Memories Cowl

Holiday Memories Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Crochet Dog Bed

Crochet Dog Bed

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Re-Spekt Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light, Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, Variegated,
Button Baby Sweater

Button Baby Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 40 mm,
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Two Together,
  • Color: Blue,
Amigurumi Elephant

Amigurumi Elephant

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Patons,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Single Crochet Two Together, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Pink, Yellow,
Radiance Granny Square

Radiance Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Orange, Pink, Purple,
Zest Granny Square

Zest Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Orange, Pink, Red, Yellow,
Sienna Crop Top

Sienna Crop Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: CotLin,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Bobble Napkin Ring Holder

Bobble Napkin Ring Holder

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Gray,
Amigurumi Octopus

Amigurumi Octopus

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat, Patons,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.25 mm (D-3),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Two Together,
  • Color: Blue,
Easy Crochet Ombre Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

Easy Crochet Ombre Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Spirit Granny Square Pattern

Spirit Granny Square Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Purple,
Rainbow Granny Square

Rainbow Granny Square

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Pink, Yellow,
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,
Moon and Stars Tunisian Crochet Blanket

Moon and Stars Tunisian Crochet Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Purl Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Gray, Orange,
Spirit Hexagon Blanket

Spirit Hexagon Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
Weave Me In Cowl

Weave Me In Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Rowan,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Purple,
Cat Eye Mask

Cat Eye Mask

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Knit Picks,
  • Yarn Name: CotLin,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Two Together, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Crochet Bikini Top

Crochet Bikini Top

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

Verglas Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Scheepjes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Bright Bobble Blanket

Bright Bobble Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hayfield,
  • Yarn Name: Bonus DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Front Loop Single Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue, Green, Yellow,
Crochet Backless Crop Top Pattern

Crochet Backless Crop Top Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
Ela Facecloth Set

Ela Facecloth Set

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Purl Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Pink,
Blossom Shawl

Blossom Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Mary Maxim,
  • Yarn Name: Mellowspun DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
Sky Walk Tunisian Chevron Shawl

Sky Walk Tunisian Chevron Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue,
Ebun Cowl

Ebun Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8), 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Knit Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Gray, Purple,
Sheep Egg Warmer Pattern

Sheep Egg Warmer Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Bingley Hat

Bingley Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Mary Maxim,
  • Yarn Name: Mellowspun DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch, Slip Stitch Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue, Brown, Gray, White,
Siesta Throw

Siesta Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 7 mm,
  • Stitches: Tunisian Knit Stitch, Tunisian Purl Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Pink,
Egg Warmer Cozy Pattern

Egg Warmer Cozy Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue,
Tea and Biscuit Blanket

Tea and Biscuit Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hayfield,
  • Yarn Name: Bonus DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral,
Big Chubby Bear

Big Chubby Bear

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn, Yarn and Colors,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton, Simply DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light, Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 2.75 mm (C-2), 3.25 mm (D-3), 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Brown, Neutral, White,
Crochet Diamond Mesh Top

Crochet Diamond Mesh Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Herringbone Moss Sweater

Herringbone Moss Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Swish DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Herringbone Half Double Crochet, Moss / Linen, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Gray, Green, White,
Crochet Kitchen Towel

Crochet Kitchen Towel

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy, 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6), 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Gray, White, Yellow,
Rainbow Babygrow

Rainbow Babygrow

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Variegated,
Spicy Sweater

Spicy Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Red,
Twisted Up Tunisian Simple Stitch

Twisted Up Tunisian Simple Stitch

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Pink,
Lovely Lace Coaster Set

Lovely Lace Coaster Set

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, Purple,