Pattern description from Last-Minute Knitted Gifts: “This bag was designed by Mary Lou Risely. She and I arranged to meet at Purl one day to discuss ideas, but the store became so busy I only had time to draw a rough sketch and answer a few questions. We briefly acknowledged that the bag needed to be lined but didn’t figure out how. A few days later Mary Lou suggested a knitted lining, which I think is perfect because it gives the bag a pulled-together look as well as a soft structure that keeps it from drooping.”
Finished Measurements: 5.25” (13.5 cm) wide, and 6” (15 cm) high, with 36” (91.5 cm) long strap
Yarn: Koigu Premium Merino (KPM) (100% Merino wool; 170 yards 155 meters / 50 grams): #1110 paprika, 1 skein.
Needles: One 12” (30-cm) circular needle size US 3 (3.25 mm). Two double-pointed needles size US 3 (3.25 mm). Change needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle, scissors, stitch holders, stitch markers.