While recovering from major surgery, I needed a simple knitting project. Daughter asked for a rectangular shawl, so I made one using seed stitch. Cast on 69 stitches, then k, p, k till it was done. How's that for a no-brainer.
When it was finished, I wanted a nice edging, but I was bored with standard fringe or shell crochet, so I came up with a continuous loop fringe, using nothing but chain stitch and slip stitch -- another no-brainer.
Here's a photo of the fringe: