no need to worry, no pussy was turned inside-out to supply us with this ultra-cool tying material !
“Catgut is tough cord made from the intestines of certain animals, particularly sheep, and used for surgical ligatures and sutures, for the strings of violins and related instruments, and for the strings of tennis rackets and archery bows.”
translucent and as life-like as it gets, sold as a little tube that’s tied in and wrapped around the hook shank,
click the pics to get to Lucian’s great step-by-steps, you’ll find catgut here. enjoy !