Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jim Stott's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JIM STOTT'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Pat Clark Corberry Collection 2
2 chords: 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s Set&Rotate anticlockwise (set, cast Left 1 place anticlockwise, change places LH with partner and dance one place round)
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance LH across; 1s+4s dance RH across, 1M+4L on Men's side and 1L+4M on Ladies' side take prom hold
17-20 1M+4L+2s also 1L+4M+3s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 across. End 1M+4L in 2nd place Ladies' side facing down, 1L+4M in 2nd place Men's side facing up
21-24 ½ LSh reels of 3 on sides (2s and 3s dance loop into place at end to face clockwise). 34(1)(2)
25-28 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ round while 4s+1s circle 4H round to Right. 24(1)(3)
29-32 All set, all cross RH. (2)(4)13

Repeat from new places (top couples on opposite sides) Promenade is with Lady on Man's Left

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

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