No meeting in January so tie a Griffith Fly on your own

No meeting in January so tie a Griffith Fly on your own, a sure thing for winter fishing.
Originator: George Griffith, one of the founding fathers of Trout Unlimited.
Techniques to practice and material to be used:
Making peacock herl bodies
Palmering hackle
(recipe, tying instructions and fishing tips to be published in the next Troutline)
Recipe:
Hook: Standard 1X Dry, sizes 14 – 22, TMC 100 or 101
Thread: Black or Olive, 6/0, 8/0, wrap from eye to hook bend
Rib: Fine gold or copper wire, optional but helps bullet proof the wraps of peacock herl and hackle
Body: Peacock Herl – three or four pieces of herl, snap weak tips off strands
Hackle: Grizzly – palmered