Tunisian Crochet may get overlooked in the corner sometimes, but the distinctiveness of its fabric warrants closer scrutiny. It combines a waffle-like grid with a squishy density that is just right for blankets, pillows, dishtowels, and these wa.
This one in Portuguese - my translation left something to be desired, but the pictures are fairly self explanatory. Direct link to pictorial ~ crochet petal edging. Beautiful, but wouldn't want to have to cover a vast area with this stitch.