Published Sep 1. 2015 - 11 months ago

Diawl Bach original

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The Little Welsh Devil.
Pattern type: 
Nymph
Difficulty: 
Very easy
Instruction: 
  1. Cover the hook shank with tying thread
  2. Tie in the tail
  3. Tie in the rib over the hook bend
  4. Tie in the herl over the hook shank
  5. Wind the tying thread forwards to just behind the hook eye
  6. Follow by the herl in tight turns. Do not twist it.
  7. Tie the herl down and trim it
  8. Follow by the rib in 4-6 open turns
  9. Tie it down and trim it
  10. Tie in the false hackle
  11. Create a small head
  12. Whip finish
  13. Varnish
Materials: 
Hook
Kamasan B170 (light wire) or B175 (heavy wire) sizes 8 to 14
Thread
chesnut brown
Tail
a few barbs of brown hackle
Rib
copper wire
Body
2-3 strands of peacock herl
False hackle
a few barbs of brown hackle
Head
Tying thread
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