For those who love hand made lace.
Example of crochet legs, brides or plaits, with picots. Note crochet stitch making the leg, with more crochet for the picot, which then rejoins the leg. This makes the picot like a little knob. The legs are joined in a crochet method.
Complete lace: http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/lace/collection/lace138.htm