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.

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.

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,
Pretty Pastels Baby Blanket

Pretty Pastels Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Slip Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Neutral, Orange, Pink, Yellow,
Crochet Piglet Amigurumi

Crochet Piglet 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: Pink,
Christmas Tree Coaster

Christmas Tree Coaster

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue, Green, White,
Crochet Snowflake Coaster

Crochet Snowflake Coaster

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue, Gray, White,
Thermal Crochet Coaster

Thermal Crochet Coaster

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Brown, Orange, Yellow,
Abimal Blanket

Abimal Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral, Pink,
Woodland Festive Wreath

Woodland Festive Wreath

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
Easy Peasy Crochet Baby Cardigan

Easy Peasy Crochet Baby Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Pink,
Autumn Fall Leaves

Autumn Fall Leaves

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
Crochet Christmas Star Pattern

Crochet Christmas Star Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic, 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Green, Neutral,
Orchard Cable Wrist Warmers

Orchard Cable Wrist Warmers

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Crochet Red Panda

Crochet Red Panda

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 3 – Light, Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Black, Brown, Orange,
Abbey Blanket

Abbey Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Paint Box Yarns,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Among Us Monster Crochet Pattern

Among Us Monster Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: 24/7 Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1),
  • Stitches: Front Loop Single Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Penguin Buddy Crochet Ami Doll Pattern

Penguin Buddy Crochet Ami Doll Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Single Crochet Two Together,
  • Color: Black, Gray, Orange,
Crochet Sheep Blanket

Crochet Sheep Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.25 mm (D-3), 4.5 mm (7),
  • Color: White,
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,
Colourful C2C Pillow

Colourful C2C Pillow

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
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,
Textured Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Textured Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Heaven,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Evelyn Wrap

Evelyn Wrap

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: CotLin,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Modern Crochet Pillow

Modern Crochet Pillow

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Coboo Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: White,
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,
Heirloom Crochet Baby Blanket

Heirloom Crochet Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, 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,
Herringbone Moss Mittens

Herringbone Moss Mittens

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,
  • Color: Pink,
How to Make a Crochet Half Circle

How to Make a Crochet Half Circle

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Heaven,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Crochet Baby Girl Blanket

Crochet Baby Girl Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Beautiful Blue Waves Crochet Scarf

Beautiful Blue Waves Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Gray, Variegated,
Crochet Seaside Tank Top

Crochet Seaside Tank Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Coboo Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4), 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Crochet Spiral Coasters

Crochet Spiral Coasters

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: White,
Crochet Round Placemats

Crochet Round Placemats

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: White,
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,
Farmhouse Crochet Pillow

Farmhouse Crochet Pillow

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Coboo Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Shell Stitch, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Crochet Slouchy Beanie

Crochet Slouchy Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Comfy Cotton Blend,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Striped Crochet Baby Blanket

Striped Crochet Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral,
Textured Crochet Blanket

Textured Crochet Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Comfy Cotton Blend,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral, Pink, Purple, Variegated,
Pinwheel Crochet Swirl Doily

Pinwheel Crochet Swirl Doily

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.75 mm (C-2),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,