"Black Heron" by Knox, Arthur Edward

Author Knox, Arthur Edward
Book Autumns on the Spey
Book Edition N/A
Page 70
Tags salmon, spey, riverspey, black,


  • Body: Orange berlin wool
  • Rib: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Black heron
  • Wing: Mallard.

Original material

As written in the book:

Same as the last, hut instead of the slate-coloured back hackles of the heron, use the tips of the black feathers from the breast of that bird.

Note, last: Body black, with bars of gold tinsel. Between the bars two threads of gold and silver beading. Hackle very long, of the slate-coloured hack hackles of the heron. Wing,mallard.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Wool - Berlin Orange      
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Heron
Latin: Family: Ardeidae
Feather Black      
Other Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Natural

Materials in pattern

We are working on getting more images to cover all parts.