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.

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,
Easy & Beginner-Friendly Crochet Coaster Pattern

Easy & Beginner-Friendly 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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: Paint Box Yarns,
  • 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 Cowl Pattern

Ombre Crochet Neck Warmer Cowl 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,
Crochet Velvet Headband Pattern

Crochet Velvet Headband Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat, Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Easy Crochet Scrunchies Pattern

Easy Crochet Scrunchies Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Basic Stitch Yarn, Terryspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium, Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Free & Easy Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern

Free & Easy 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, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Chevron Scarf Crochet Pattern

Chevron Scarf Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Premier Yarns,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Easy V-Stitch Crochet Blanket Pattern

Easy V-Stitch Crochet Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Color Made Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Gray,
Milo Crochet Market Tote Bag Free Pattern

Milo Crochet Market Tote Bag Free Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Rewind,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Purple,
Crochet Plant Holder Pattern

Crochet Plant Holder Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Maker Home Dec,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Crochet Clutch Purse Pattern

Crochet Clutch Purse Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Maker Home Dec,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Emily Diagonal Beanie Crochet Hat Pattern

Emily Diagonal Beanie Crochet Hat Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Tonal,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Free & Easy Crochet Headband Pattern

Free & Easy Crochet Headband Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Elise Free Crochet Beanie Pattern

Elise Free Crochet Beanie Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Tonal,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Crochet Basket Pattern

Crochet Basket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Free Knotted Headband Crochet Pattern

Free Knotted Headband Crochet Pattern

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

Textured Cowl – Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Color: Purple,
Wrapped Crochet Headband Pattern

Wrapped Crochet Headband Pattern

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

Cabled Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet,
  • Color: Orange,
Fantastic Fall Scarf a Free Crochet Pattern

Fantastic Fall Scarf a Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Charisma,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Button Scarf Crochet Pattern

Button Scarf 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: Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, 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.