Today I picked a stitch from Badasscrossstitch.com, Half Rhodes Stitch.You can see the instructions here. This stitch is also listed in The Embroidery Stitch Bible and in Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches
Half Rhodes is a nice stitch, on canvas, or any other fabric with a clear grid. It fans out beautifully and adds movement. To top it, it is an easy stitch, and fast.
You need a grid like this: