3.5mm needles for body. 2.75 mm needles for handles. Phyll’s Lancaster handles instructions. I think I messaged her for them: http://www.ravelry.com/people/Phyll
I used Addi Clicks circulars and my super long wooden Knit Picks circulars with the magic loop method for both.
Body had 42 repeats, 7.5 inches tall. The bag is a little narrow and long. I prefer a short, stout bag and will change it next time.