Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Braiding Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BRAIDING REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Etsuko Watanabe Saitama 10th Ann. Collection

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up) and petronella turn (1L between 2s facing down, 1M between 3s facing up). 1s set as 2L+3M change places RH
9-12 1s petronella turn to 2nd place opposite sides. 1s set as 2M+3L change places RH. All now on opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
13-24 3s+1s+2s dance R&L for 3 couples (omit polite turn bar 24)
25-32 3s+1s+2s turn RH to Ladies facing up, Men facing down and all chase clockwise ½ way. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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