Pattern Swallow

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Swallow
Hook: Grip 13021BL #12 (or equivalent 2XL medium wire hook)
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, olive
Weight (optional): Lead-free wire
Rib: Wire, silver fine
Tail: Whiting Chickabou, dyed olive
Abdomen: Hare's mask, dyed olive
Hackle: Whiting Brahma hen saddle, dyed olive
Thorax: Whiting Brahma hen saddle aftershaft, dyed olive - twisted around tying thread

Note: Variation on Jack Gartside's Sparrow pattern.

Cheers.
Hans W