I started tying this pattern some time ago. To me it is all about the legs.
Bill Skilton makes the legs. Ant / Beetle legs. I use the Reg size in black, brown, or green.
Just yesterday I added the little yellow dot. Make sure to glue the top and bottom to hold the legs.
I use Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails.
Hook - sz 16 TMC 100SPBL
Thread - black or brown or red 8/0
Body - cylinder foam in black or brown to match size of ants
Legs - Skilton's Ant / Beetle legs, Reg size in black, brown or green
Optional yellow dot - yellow foam sliced thin and glued to top
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