I adore this bag and now take it everywhere! The Granny Stripe Messenger Bag works up super quick. This hip, stylish, functional bag is perfect for everyday use. Wanna line your new bag? Followed this amazing free tutorial found at Future Girl http://www.futuregirl.com/craft_blog/2008/10/tutorial-sew-a-lining-into-a-crocheted-bag.aspx. It's easy! I promise. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic Crochet Stitch Knowledge and Working in Rounds GAUGE Laying flat, rounds 1 and 2 measure 2 1/4 inches. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 16" Wide and 9" Long, Strap measures 36" and can easily be adjusted up or down.