"Silver Green Reeach" by Knox, Arthur Edward

Author Knox, Arthur Edward
Book Autumns on the Spey
Book Edition N/A
Page 68
Tags salmon, spey, riverspey, silver,


  • Body: Olive berlin wool (mix red, green, and purple)
  • Hackle: Red cock hackle
  • Rib: Flat silver tinsel, three turns. Three rows of very fine silver between flat
  • Throat: Teal or guinea-fowl
  • Wing: Mallard.

Original material

As written in the book:

Same as above, but with silver tinsel and beading instead of gold.

Note, above: Body olive, composed of a mixture of red, green, and purple fine Berlin wool. Red cock hackle from the neck. Tinsel and beading same as in gold Reeach. Shoulder hackle and wing ditto.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Wool - Berlin
Mix red, green and purple
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather Red      
Rib Tinsel - Flat Silver      
Tinsel - Fine
Three rows between flat silver
Throat Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Natural

Materials in pattern

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