Step 1 – Run you tying thread down to the bend of the hook – stopping just above the
barb and create a loop of thread about 6cm long and run your thread back to the eye of the hook
Step 2 – Put the whirler into the loop so the two sprung legs hold the loop open.
Step 3 – Tease out just enough dubbing for the body, I have used a lot of red dubbing to illustrate – but the advantage of the dubbing whirler is that you can make your dubbing ‘rope’ with very little dubbing to make a slim body.
Step 4 – The magic bit – spin the whirler between thumb and finger and the dubbing ‘rope’ is formed.
Step 5 – Wind the dubbing ‘rope’ up the to the eye in touching turns to create the desired body for your fly