Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Red Squirrel (Johnston)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RED SQUIRREL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston

1- 8 1s ¾ turn RH to dance Crown Triangles and end facing 2nd corners
9-16 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides and end turning LH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, Pass+Turn with 2nd corners and end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance LSh reels on the side and cross over to own sides

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


Dance Information

Also see the dance Red Squirrel (Spägele-Föhrenbach) by Sybille Spägele.

The red squirrel is an arboreal, omnivorous rodent common throughout Eurasia.

Red Squirrel Image
Red Squirrel


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