hackle

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hackle

[′hak·əl]
(textiles)
A board studded with long, thin wire brushes and used for hackling.
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the Hackled sedge comes from the tiedathame website, and is tied on a size-12 Kamasan B175 hook using black UNI 8/0 thread.
It is most commonly used on parachute flies, though some older patterns use a single-post wing on conventionally hackled flies, and a version of it is employed on thorax-hackled patterns.