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The Christmas Bugger
Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:41 AM
Body: red green gold poly cord made out of tinsel with white inside taken out¯\(°_o)/¯!.
Head: built up thread with green red and gold wire all small
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First lay down a layer of red thread and tie off.
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Next you want put the hollow Christmas ribbon on the shank with the end frayed apart and tie on the thread at about the barb of the hook and tie off.
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Next slide the "sleeve" up and you should be covering the the thread you just tied on, then take some hackle pliers or your fingers somehow and tie in the thread back on behind the eye and wrap back 3/4 of a centimeter and tie in the now splayed fibers of the wrap sleeve.
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(Sorry this pic is very bad)Next wrap forward toward the eye until your past the fibers, and tie in about three inches of green, gold, and red wire in that order and wrap that up to the eye creating the head and tie off. Put head cement on all of the wire.
John 21:3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will go with you.” They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.