The Bow Tie Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionThe Bow Tie Reel by Sue McKinnell 4x32 Reel for 4C
1-8 2C around 1C and 3C around 4C dance figures of eight, ending in the center facing partners and taking hands.
9-16 2C and 3C dance Poussette, ending on own sides 2C in 3rd place facing down and 3C in 2nd place facing up.
17-24 Reels of 4 on the sides of the dance, 2C and 3C begin by giving RS to the person each is facing.
25-32 1C and 3C, 2C and 4C set on the sides, dance RH across ½ way, set on the sides, cross RH with partner to own side, ending 3, 1, 4, 2.
Repeat 4 times.
(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Aug 2000)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationThis dance, Bow Tie Reel, happened when I wondered how I could write a dance with a figure flowing into a poussette.
Suggested music is The 25th Reel from Celebrate 50 Years with the Boston Branch.
Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.
Image copyright Kjetil Ree (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.