The Zig-zag Coral Stitch, TAST #111, is based on Twisted Chain Stitch and easy to do. It looks great, too, so you get a lot of style for very little effort.
As there is not much thread on the back, this stitch is not a 'thread eater', which is good news if you want to use an expensive thread.
On Aida it looks like this:
On the sampler like this: