an idea for a bridal gift: crochet slippers out of white sparkly yarn, add ribbons, bling. for tired bridal dancing feet. I like that idea a lot, Gray Gray Hutchinson you should make me pretty, sparkly crocheted wedding slippers!
various methods of joining hairpin lace crochet - some a sort of cable using no extra yarn, others basic crochet stitches; this is hairpin heaven! scores of detailed charts, pics on hairpin techniques ideas.