STEP 1: With your Gamagatsu SL11-3H size 1 in the vise, get your tan 140 denier thread started at the head and then wrap back down the hook to the rear tie in point. The traditional tie in point is located when your thread hangs at the halfway point between the hook point and the barb.
STEP 2: Tie in the barred rabbit strip off the back of the hook at the rear tie in point. To have the best connection to the hook shank separate the hair to the hide, and tie in the strip by the hide only with three or four tight wraps over the same point.STEP 3: Fold the rabbit hide backwards and tie in one of the EP Sparkle brushes in by the end.
STEP 4: Fold the fibers to the back and wrap the EP Sparkle Brush forward to the head of the fly. As you wrap forward continue to fold and stroke the fibers back so you do not trap fibers as you work your way up the hook shank. Once you have wrapped forward stroke the fibers forward and pick out any fibers that were trapped so you have a nice full and even body.
STEP 5: Split the fibers as evenly as you can down the hook shank and then pull the barred rabbit forward to the eye. As you did for the rear tie in point, stroke the hair forward so that you can tie in the strip by the hide only. Once you have a tight couple of wraps cut the strip off so it looks like a V from above; doing so will allow you to secure the hide to the hook with the least bulk at the head.