Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Beware The Wheelers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Beware The Wheelers by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Reel for 3C

1-4 1C and 2C LH across once round.
5-8 1W cross the set passing 1M LS and cast to take promenade hold with 2M.
9-16 1W and 2M in promenade hold dance RS reel of 3 with 3M and 1M, beginning by giving RS to 3M.
17-18 1W cross to 2nd place on own side WHILE 2W step up WHILE 1M and 2M change places on the side passing LS.
19-22 1C and 3C RH across once round.
23-24 1C turn RH into promenade hold facing 2W.
25-32 1C in promenade hold dance a LS reel of 3 with 2W and 3W, beginning by passing 2W LS. 1C end in 2nd place on own sides.


(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Aug 2002)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Dorothy encounters the wheelers in the book Ozma of Oz.

Suggested music is Swiss Lassie from Dancing Live at Blair Castle.

Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.

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