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.

Lilly Easy Poncho

Lilly Easy Poncho

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, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue,
“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,
Rose Dreams Entrelac Shawl

Rose Dreams Entrelac Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Variegated,
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,
Crochet Teddy Bear Coaster Free Pattern

Crochet Teddy Bear Coaster Free Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown,
Cute Unicorn Slippers

Cute Unicorn Slippers

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Decrease, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Floral Granny Square Cushion

Floral Granny Square Cushion

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, Purple,
Diamond Bobble Stitch Cushions

Diamond Bobble Stitch Cushions

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Bobble,
  • Color: Blue,
Hayden Mosaic Bag

Hayden Mosaic Bag

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: CotLin,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
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,
Rainbow Granny Square Sweater

Rainbow Granny Square Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
Corner to Corner Heart Blanket for Baby

Corner to Corner Heart Blanket for Baby

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Comfy Cotton Blend,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral,
Eyelet Lace Tee

Eyelet Lace Tee

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Eleanor Sweater Scarf

Eleanor Sweater Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Swish DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Holbourne Mitts

Holbourne Mitts

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Alpaca Cloud DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Bobble Stitch Top

Bobble Stitch Top

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),
  • Stitches: Bobble,
  • Color: Blue,
Crochet Beginner Summer Top

Crochet Beginner Summer Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Coboo Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.25 mm (D-3),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Modern Crochet Top Tee

Modern Crochet Top Tee

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,
  • Color: Blue,
Bubble Gum Crochet Poncho

Bubble Gum Crochet Poncho

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Comfy Cotton Wrap

Comfy Cotton Wrap

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: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Amigurumi Chick, Lamb and Bunny Toys

Amigurumi Chick, Lamb and Bunny Toys

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: DMC,
  • Yarn Name: Natura Just Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 2.75 mm (C-2),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
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,
Lacy Lemon Drop Kimono Cardigan

Lacy Lemon Drop 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: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Spring Time Crochet Kimono

Spring Time Crochet Kimono

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Spill The Beans Baby Blanket

Spill The Beans Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand, Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Butta,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Puff, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Variegated,
Spring’s Arrival Scarf

Spring’s Arrival Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Premier Yarns,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Pink, White,
Crochet Griddle Stitch Scarf Pattern

Crochet Griddle Stitch Scarf Pattern

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, Griddle, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Easy Square Crochet Potholder Pattern

Easy Square Crochet Potholder Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Flikka,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
The “Olivia”, A Free Crochet Top Pattern

The “Olivia”, A Free Crochet Top Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Jeans,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.75 mm (F-5), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Crochet Unicorn Scarf Mandala Pattern

Crochet Unicorn Scarf Mandala Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light, Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Green, Pink, Purple,
Easy Crochet Cover Up Pattern

Easy Crochet Cover Up Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Comfy Cotton Blend, Flikka,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Ombre Triangle Wrap Crochet Pattern

Ombre Triangle Wrap Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Variegated,
Simply Sweet Crochet Beanie Hat Pattern

Simply Sweet Crochet Beanie Hat Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, Purple,
Lightweight Grey Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Lightweight Grey Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

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: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Blanket Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Blanket Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Baby Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,