The Flat Braid is made of 8 braided plies of UNI-Mylar. That makes outstanding butts, bodies and ribs for large flies. You can also fray this material for tailing. Available on spools of 7 yds in 11 colours: Pearl, Gold, Silver, Holographic Silver, Red, Pearl/Red and new for 2009 Green, Holographic Fuchsia, Holographic Purple and Pearl/Green. New for 2022 the Holographic Gold. Also available in combo pack.
It is a very "bright" material.