Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Weary Willie's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WEARY WILLIE'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Ian Barbour
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set, cast into centre and dance RH across 1¼ way to end with 1s on Ladies' side and 4s on Men's side
9-16 All Set+Link for 4 twice (as 3 couple Set+Link but 3 dancers cast and chase clockwise)
17-24 1s+4s dance RH across 1¼ way to end 3142 with 4s and 2s on opposite sides, all turn partner RH
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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


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