This is a free pattern! Don't throw away your plastic grocery bags! Make plarn instead and create one of these great baskets or market bag, then fill one of them up with a few goodies to take to your local homeless shelter or food bank. This pattern is written in U.S. terms. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc. Additional stitches are defined in the instructions. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size and gauge are dependent on the thickness of the plastic bags and the width of the strips.