Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Manderley Weasel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MANDERLEY WEASEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Holly Boyd Célébrations

1- 6 1s+2s dance 6 bars of Chain progression:
 1s+2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way,
7- 8 1s ¾ turn RH to 2nd place facing clockwise while 2s change places RH and 3s turn ¾ RH. 2s and 3s remain in line up/down centre facing partner, Ladies facing down, Men facing up, ready for...
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Weasel reels:
 2s+3s dance part reel of 4 up/down middle but when reaching either end they dance clockwise to top/bottom to re-enter reel while 1s dance clockwise to replace dancer leaving the reel and all end where they started
17-24 1s set, cross RH, set and cross RH while 2s+3s set, change places with partner RH, set and Petronella out to sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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