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 diagonal R&L (up/down), 1s changing places RH with dancer diagonally to Right, LH with partner and end facing 4th corners
25-32 1L dance RSh reel of 3 across with 2s as 1M dances a reel of 3 across with 3s and 1s cross over to own sides

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


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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