Published Jan 5. 2024 - 5 months ago

Chain worm

Articles w/pattern

Originator: 
Nick Thomas
Pattern type: 
Terrestrial
Skill level/difficulty: 
Very easy
Instruction: 
  1. Run on the thread at the hook eye and lay down a bed of thread along the hook and back.
  2. Cut a length of bead chain to fit along the shank.
  3. Secure the chain along the top of the hook with thread wraps between the beads. (Take care at the front and back of the chain in case there are any sharp edges left from cutting the chain). Colour the beads with a red marker pen.
  4. Cut the end of a piece of Nymph-Rap at an angle and tie in at the back of the bead chain.
  5. Wrap the skin forward in overlapping turns, tie in behind the eye, stretch and trim away the end.
  6. Build a small head, whip finish and remove the thread.
  7. Varnish your worm.
Materials: 
Hook
Dohiku HDR #8
Thread
UTC 70 fluorescent pink
Weight
2mm stainless-steel bead chain and red marker pen
Skin
Fulling Mill 3mm translucent natural Nymph-Rap
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