A Tippet is a stole or scarf-like narrow piece of clothing, worn around the arms and above the elbow. They evolved in the fourteenth century from long sleeves and typically had one end hanging down to the knees. Nowadays, a tippet is often any scarf-like wrap, usually made of fur.
Spools of monofilament with even diameters; designated as an X, such as 5Xor 6X tippet. Tippets are used to build leaders per specific angling situations, allowing anglers to quickly change the diameter of the line where it meets the fly.