Re: I want to start tying
Eventually, you're going to buy a book. It'll probably be a "Beginner's" book. It'll explain what tools you need and list materials for flys that start simple and get more complex as it introduces more techniques.
There's no reason you can't start with the book if you want. Pop into your local B&N and look at a few and pick the one you like.
It'll ease you into tools and materials as you need them.
I like Basic Fly Tying by Dick Talleur. The patterns are old school and I found the book to be easy to learn from.
P.S. My first fly was tied with vise grips, sewing thread and a hank of (Ariel's) doll hair. It caught trout.
"Every [child] has the right to a first fish. On this particular planet, no man is granted a greater privelege than to be present and to assist in the realization of this moment". Bill Heavey