1-8 While the 1st and 2nd couples dance a full double figure of eight across (1st couple crossing down, 2nd couple casting up to begin) the 3rd couple advance and retire twice (four bars) then giving both hands turn one another twice round (four bars) ending facing up with nearer hands joined
9-16 The 1st, 2nd and 3rd couples dance mirror image reels of three on the sidelines, giving nearer hands whenever possible, the 1st couple dancing in and down, the 2nd couple out and down and the 3rd couple in and up to begin
17-24 While the 1st couple advance and retire twice (four bars) then giving both hands turn one another twice round (four bars) ending facing down with nearer hands joined, the 2nd and 3rd couples dance a full double figure of eight across (2nd couple dancing out and down, 3rd couple crossing up to begin). At the end of the figure of eight the 2nd woman crosses up in front of her partner and they take nearer hands facing up in 2nd place
25-32 The 1st and 2nd couples change places with a rondel
Repeat having passed a couple.
(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Lewis N Derrick 2020)
(Dance Notes by the deviser, Lewis N Derrick)
Suggested tune: Kind Robin.
Devised June 1986; first published 1987; republished electronically 2020.
Copyright 1986, 1987, 2020 Lewis N. Derrick.