Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across - 43 single crochet at the end of this row.
Row 2: Chain 1, turn, working in back loops only, single crochet in each single crochet across.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 24 in. (61 cm) from beginning.
Do not fasten off.
Fold piece in half, matching last row to first row. Working through both layers, slip stitch in each stitch across to join. Fasten off.
Note: If you prefer, you can sew ends of piece together.
Weave in ends.