Tying instruction for The Horst-sock

Tying instruction for the hair winged Horst sock.

Horst-sock

 

Tying instruction.

Hook                   Single or double hook # 2-12.

Tag                     Flat gold tinsel.

Hale                    Golden pheasant red body feather, same length as body.

Rear hackle          Brown hackle. 

Rear body            Flat gold or cobber tinsel.
               
Rib                      Medium oval gold tinsel.

Centre hackle       Red cocks hackle.

Forkrop                Black seal's fur.

Fronthackle (1)     Red hackle.

Wing                   Black bear + 4-6 strands mirror flash + cobber angel hair

Fronthackle (2)     Guinea fowl dyed Kingfisher blue.

Head                  Hot orange antron yarn  

 

 

Fix the hook in the vice and tie in the thread

Tie in flat gold tinsel

 

Four turns of tinsel

 

A golden pheasant body feather is made ready

 

And tied in as shown

 

Prepare the hackle feather for the rear hackle

 

Tie it in just in front of the tail

 

Turning the hackle

 

Tie in the oval gold tinsel in and turn the thread to the point for the start of rear body

 

Tie in the  flat tinsel
Here is used orange Lagartun mini-flat braid tinsel.

 

Two layers of tinsel is laid on
 

Turn the rib

 

Cut off the surplus

 

Tie in the centre hackle

 

Centre hackle is turned

 

Tie in the rib and continue to the start point for the front body

 

Dub the thread with black seal's fur

 

Lay on two layers of dubbing

 

Turn the rib

 

Tie in front hackle (1)

 

Turn the hackle and cut off the surplus

 

Tie in the wing

 

Cut off surplus. Use one drop of glue

 

Tie in the front hackle (2)

 

Turn the hackle

 

Tie in Orange antron yarn
 

Turn the antron yarn
 
 

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