6 half double crochet stitches + 4-1/2 rows = 4"
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
NOTE: Chain-2 at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch.
Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and in each remaining chain across – 24 stitches at the end of this row.
Row 2: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 65 in. from beginning.
Weave in ends.