Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Creel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CREEL (R4x32) 4C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, 1s+4s (middle couples) dance ½ R&L
9-16 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+3s (middle couples) dance ½ R&L All now on opposite sides 4321
17-24 All dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides but middle dancers do not complete reel and end in same places, all set and ½ turn partners RH. 1324
25-32 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance Poussette. 3142

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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A creel is a type of small wicker basket mainly used by anglers to hold fish or other prey.
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A Wicker Creel

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