Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dandelion Picker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DANDELION PICKER (R8X32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place (2s step up), 1s turn LH to face 4th corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diag reel with 4th corners and pass RSh to face 1st corners, 1s dance ½ diag reel with 1st corners to end 1L between 3s, 1M between 2s
17-24 1s dance Diag R&L (up/down):-
' 17-20 1s change places RH with dancer diagonally to Right, change places LH with partner
' 21-24 1s change places RH with dancer diagonally to Left, change places LH with partner to end facing 4th corners
25-32 RSh reels of 3 across, 1L+2s (at top) and 1M+3s (at bottom) and 1s cross RH to own sides bars 31-32

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

This reel, The Dandelion Picker, was written for Evelyn Wake. A tune "Ron and Evelyn Wake" was composed by Sandy Nixon.

Dandelion Picker Image
A Dandelion Picker


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