Bare Necessities

from Marcella Dillon Designs

Bare Necessities Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

A friend of mine was going to a party and wanted a neat little bag to match her dress . I also designed a matching shrug. It is a really quick knit it took about 8 hours to knit from start to finish. There is a cute pocket and a ring to attach your keys to on the inside.There are extensive photos included as well as instructions on varying the size of the bag. this pattern has been test knitted.


14 sts x 28 rowa on 6.5 mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8 " x 6" x 2 "


  • 6mm (US 10) needles
  • 6.5mm (US 10.5) needls
  • 8mm ( US 11) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Button
  • Tapetry Needle

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Merino


Velvet Grape

About Designer

About Designer

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I live in the country with my 4 children , my wonderful partner ,and a cat called Thunder. I have been knitting for as long as I can remember my mother taught me to knit as I am now teaching my daughter.I love to work with Lace and Aran stitches. I teach children to knit at my local library on Fridays. i also love to read.

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