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.

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,
Modern Square Crochet Blanket Pattern

Modern Square Crochet Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Patons,
  • Yarn Name: Beehive Baby Sport,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Gray,
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,
  • 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 Pattern

Corner to Corner Heart Blanket Pattern

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,
Swimsuit Cover Up Crochet Pattern

Swimsuit Cover Up Crochet 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 Shawl Crochet Pattern

Ombre Triangle Shawl 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,
  • 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,