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The V stitch is a fun one that adds a little interest and texture to your project and can be a great base for shells or puffs on the next row.
The V stitch is usually made with the double crochet stitch. Basically, do (1dc, ch 1, 1dc) in st below, then skip the next st. Start with an even number of chain stitches. You can use the V stitch throughout -- in the next row, perform the V in the ch-1 space in the row below.