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Suggestions for tying Sparkle yarn on bottom of hook curve

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#1 SpokaneDude

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:13 PM

So I tied my 5th LaFontaine's Sparkle Deep Sparkle Pupa, and I have just one problem:  what is the secret to tying the Sparkle Emerger Yarn (or any frayed material) on the underside curve of the hook?  I have a HMH Standard vise (completely rotary), but can't seem to tie inside the curve of the hook...  I've tried "pinching" the yarn, but just can't seem to get the tying thread to grab it properly, if at all.

 

How do you tiers do it?

 

SD



#2 chugbug27

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:19 PM

Start closer to the eye with the hook upside down, then wrap your thread back into the bend while pulling the Antron up.
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#3 mvendon

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:37 PM

You tie the two bunches of combed yarn to the sides of the hook, not the top and the bottom. It's way easier that way. 

 

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#4 flytire

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 07:54 PM

yup tie the clumps on the sides

 

why tie down the bend??

 


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#5 SpokaneDude

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:43 PM

Thanks all... mvendon: that works like a charm... I just need more practice!  :-}

 

SD