The Katydid


Pattern Recipe:

Hook:  Size 8 or 10 3x long nymph or streamer hook
Thread:  Chartreuse 140 denier UTC
Body:  Two layers of bright green 2mm craft foam.  The top layer shaped with foam cutters or scissors to a narrow leaf-like shape.
Legs:  Bright green medium round rubber.  To create the bend in the legs, knot two strand of rubber together.  Cut one of the stands away after the knot to create the shape shown above. Coat the knot with a drop of superglue to ensure the knot does not come undone.