By A.K. Best
2. Wrap the body forward to within two hook-eye spaces of the eye of the hook.
3. Measure the wing tips to be at least two hook-eye spaces longer than the entire hook, and select feathers whose width is slightly larger than the hook gap. The natural spinner slways has wings that are a little longer and wider at the dun stage.
4. Tie in the hen hackle-point wings exactly as described for tying the dun.
5. After dividing the wings with your forefinger (photo above) press each wind down until it's horizontal. Figure-eight-wrap the wings as described above.
6. Apply a slightly darker dubbing to your tying thread and figure-eight-dub in front of, behind, and between each wing. Save only enough room behind the eye for the head and whip finish. ~ AK
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