Alan Gardner has a pleasant video here on how to tie in a synthetic parachute post for the construction of a parachute dry fly pattern. Caleb Boyle also provides some useful tips on constructing a parachute post. Also, see comments section and Tim Rolston’s excellent suggestions too! This is how we learn.

Spumoni SB
The Spumoni Dry Fly with the hot pink and yellow and white synthetic materials combined to form the parachute post. The hot post colors aid in siting the fly.