Drake

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Hans Weilenmann, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    Many feathers on a mallard, drake and hen, are under utilised in my mind. Here is one possible use for the mallard drake copper colored throat feathers.

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    Drake
    Hook: Kamasan B175 #12
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Hackle: Mallard drake copper throat
    Body hackle: Whiting Farms Coq de Leon, medium pardo
    Rib: Wire, silver fine
    Body: Embroidery yarn, chestnut
    Tail: Mallard drake copper throat barbs

    Cheers,
    Hans W