Yarn Weight #5 (Bulky/Chunky/Craft) Crochet Patterns

Here is an archive of our free crochet patterns using bulky weight yarn. Bulky weight yarn is also known as #5 as well as the yarn types of chunkycraft and rug. This weight of yarn is usually crocheted using the US hook sizes of K-10.5 to M-13 and the metric sizes of 6.5 to 9 mm.

Bulky #5 yarn is perfect for crocheting up ear warmers for winter or thick blankets and hats to keep you warm in the cold winter months.

Free Bulky Crochet Patterns

These free crochet patterns were all created using various yarn types and brands, but all use the Bulky (#5) yarn weight.

Hug Me Bear Children’s Hooded Sweater

Hug Me Bear Children’s Hooded Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Double Crochet Increase,
  • Color: Brown, White,
Kid’s Crochet Crown

Kid’s Crochet Crown

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Shell Stitch, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Yellow,
Flower Keychain Pattern

Flower Keychain Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Pink, White, Yellow,
The Banbury Drape Oversized Crochet Cardigan

The Banbury Drape Oversized Crochet Cardigan

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Bliss,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
Blue Lagoon Hat

Blue Lagoon Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Puff,
  • Color: Blue, White,
Cabled Crochet Cowl

Cabled Crochet Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15), 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Modwen Baby Blanket

Modwen Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Slip Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral, Pink,
Amigurumi Spider

Amigurumi Spider

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Blanket Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Purple,
Woven Lines Chunky Throw

Woven Lines Chunky Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Green,
Radley Tunisian Hat

Radley Tunisian Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10), 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Knit Stitch, Tunisian Purl Stitch,
  • Color: Pink, Red,
Cute Alpaca Amigurumi

Cute Alpaca Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine, Weight 5 – Bulky, Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1), 3.5 mm (E-4), 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, Pink,
Easy Moss Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket

Easy Moss Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Hygge,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Moss / Linen,
Honey Peaks Throw

Honey Peaks Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 7 mm,
  • Stitches: Tunisian Purl Stitch, Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Gray, Yellow,
Chunky Infinity Scarf

Chunky Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Variegated, White,
Rose Frost Throw

Rose Frost Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Dune Infinity Crochet Scarf

Dune Infinity Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Lilly Blanket

Lilly Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral,
Striped Crochet Blanket

Striped Crochet Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Moss / Linen, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Neutral, White,
Mini Crochet Pumpkin Pattern

Mini Crochet Pumpkin Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Red, White,
Billow Blanket

Billow Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
Colorful Feather Stripe Blanket

Colorful Feather Stripe Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
Easy  Beginner Crochet Coaster Pattern

Easy Beginner Crochet Coaster Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Maker Home Dec,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral, White,
Crochet Spiral Hot Pads

Crochet Spiral Hot Pads

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: White,
Chunky Crochet Coasters

Chunky Crochet Coasters

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral,
Mini Fluffy Hot Water Bottle Cover

Mini Fluffy Hot Water Bottle Cover

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Classic Men’s Crochet Scarf

Classic Men’s Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Classic Ribbed Men’s Crochet Scarf

Classic Ribbed Men’s Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Chunky Stripe Cowl

Chunky Stripe Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Slip Stitch,
Marks In The Snow Throw

Marks In The Snow Throw

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Bellissima Chunky Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Modwen Cushion

Modwen Cushion

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Tunisian Simple Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Pink, White,
Mission Bell Wall Hanging

Mission Bell Wall Hanging

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hometown USA,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Zohal Baby Blanket

Zohal Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Neutral, Orange,
Baby Eagle Plush Toy

Baby Eagle Plush Toy

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
WUA Simple Crochet Rectangle #5

WUA Simple Crochet Rectangle #5

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Yellow,
WUA Puff Crochet Rectangle Pattern #4

WUA Puff Crochet Rectangle Pattern #4

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Puff, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Warm Up America Alissa Crochet Rectangle Pattern #3

Warm Up America Alissa Crochet Rectangle Pattern #3

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Orange,
Warm Up America Crochet Rectangle #2

Warm Up America Crochet Rectangle #2

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue,
Warm Up America Textured Crochet Rectangle #1

Warm Up America Textured Crochet Rectangle #1

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Half Double Crochet Front Loop,
  • Color: Neutral,
Super Alexa Blanket

Super Alexa Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Paintbox Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9), 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Herringbone Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Orange,
Ombre Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Ombre Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Homespun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Williams Puff Cowl Crochet Pattern

Williams Puff Cowl Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Charisma,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Puff,
  • Color: Blue,
Crochet Twist Headband Pattern

Crochet Twist Headband Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Color Made Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: White,



Common Questions About Weight 5 - Bulky

Here we answer some common questions about Weight 5 - Bulky.

How many strands of worsted weight yarn equal super bulky?

Answer: You can crochet 2 strands of lighter worsted weight yarn together in order to create a super bulky-weight fabric.

What ply is bulky weight yarn?

Answer: Bulky weight yarn is 12 to 16 ply.

What weight is bulky yarn?

Answer: Bulky yarn is considered a #5 weight.