SBS Sawada's Nameless


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Taking a dip in uncharted waters. A bit heavy on the wing; still climbing the learning curve with the material.

hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - oval gold tinsel/orange floss
tail - duck quill yellow
body - grey yarn
body hackle - yellow
front hackle - orange
wing - barred woodduck
topping - bronze mallard
collar - ostrich herl

mash barb, start thread, tie in tinsel, wrap to bend; 2 wraps of tinsel, tie off/trim

tie in floss, wrap to tinsel and back; tie off/trim

measure (hook length) 2 quill segments; tie in

tie in (folded) hackle by tip

tie in yarn 1 eye width back from eye; wrap to tag and back, tie off/trim

wrap hackle forward, sweeping fibers back/down

tie in front hackle by tip; a couple turns, tie off/trim

stroke fibers down, cover with thread wraps

prep barred woodduck segments, measure (tips to bend), fold/pinch, wax thread, tie in/trim

prep a bronze mallard segment, measure (tips a bit past wing, fold/pinch, wax thread, tie in/trim

tie in a couple peacock herls

a couple wraps, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN


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