The black deer hair I have is a bit stiff/coarse so I switched to heavy duty thread to spin the head; helped a bit. Microwave is on the fritz so I channeled A.K. Best and used the old hotplate/coffee carafe to dye the feathers.

hook ? WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black/Flymaster Plus black
tag - tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing red/black
body hackle - black
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
collar - deer hair black