(3) Woven Stonefly

Step 11

Take the full wing bud and tie to the front of the hook.  It will later be folded over.  Take the back wing bud and tie toward the back of the fly.  Measure how the front one will fold back to ensure the back one is positioned correctly.

Woven Stonefly - Step 11a

Woven Stonefly - Step 11a

Woven Stonefly - Step 11b

Woven Stonefly - Step 11b

 

Step 12

Take a porcupine quill and cut it to size.  Take a Japanese Nymph Leg and insert it through the porcupine quill.  Repeat this two more times for the other legs.  Take a pair of pliers and pinch the middle of the porcupine quill down before tying on.  Tie the legs on the bottom of the hook.

Woven Stonefly - Step 12

Woven Stonefly - Step 12

 

Step 13

Take a pen and color the legs.  This is just the first coloring – so it does not have to be thorough.  Take an ostrich feather and wrap it between the legs and to create the gills.

Woven Stonefly - Step 13

Woven Stonefly - Step 13

 

Step 14

Position the thread behind the middle set of legs.  Take the front wing bud and fold it over.  Take the thread and make about 3 wraps around the body and wing but, then advance it and tie the front section of the wing bud down.  Whip finish the thread off at that point.

Woven Stonefly - Step 14

Woven Stonefly - Step 14

 

Step 15

Cut the legs to size and bend them using tweezers.

Woven Stonefly - Step 15

Woven Stonefly - Step 15

 

Step 16

Take marking pens and finish marking the legs, tail, and antennae.  The wing buds might also need additional coloring.

Woven Stonefly - Step 16a

Woven Stonefly - Step 16a

Woven Stonefly - Step 16b

Woven Stonefly - Step 16b

 

Step 17

Optional: Apply head cement or finger nail polish to the tail, legs, and antennae.  Additional lacquer and be applied to the wing buds as well.  After the polish has finished drying a lighter color pen can be used to go over the glitter to give it a more muted look.

Woven Stonefly - Step 17

Woven Stonefly - Step 17

One Response to (3) Woven Stonefly

  1. martin goitia says:

    muy buenas las explicaciones, tratare de armar una.

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