Also known as the Front Post Double Crochet, the Front Raised Double Crochet Stitch (FRDC/FPDC) is a technique that works around the stems or posts of stitches to add detail and texture to your projects.
FOUNDATION CHAIN: ANY NUMBER OF CHAINS + 2
To begin creating your front raised double crochet, complete a slip knot and chain 17.
Double Crochet ( DC ) in the 4rth chain (CH) from the hook and in every CH. Turn your work.
CH 2, * Front Raised Double Crochet ( FRDC ) around the next stitch and in every stitch in the row. Turn your work.
FRONT RAISED DOUBLE CROCHET
Yarn over ( YO ), insert your hook around the front stem of the stitch below, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops, YO and pull through the last 2 loops.
Repeat Step 2 until you have the necessary amount of rows needed for your project.