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.

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: Paintbox Yarn,
  • 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,
  • 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,
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,
Weston Bobble Hat

Weston Bobble Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Fall Decor Autumn Crochet Placemat

Fall Decor Autumn Crochet Placemat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Orange,
Mirabilis Puff Stitch Beanie

Mirabilis Puff Stitch Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Kindred,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Puff,
  • Color: Orange,