Living next to the ocean I believe has helped to turn me into a tremendous fan of the Ripple Stitch! It's rolling lines remind me of waves gently crashing on the shore, which makes this stitch very pleasing to the eye.
Even if you've only ever crocheted the most basic of crochet stitches, the Ripple Stitch is pretty easy to learn, and only takes a tiny bit of practise.
If you'd like to learn how to create the "Ripple (Chevron) Stitch", this helpful video will guide you through all the steps as you continue on your ever-growing crochet journey!
What are some other crochet stitches you'd like to learn?