Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Margaret Ewart's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARGARET EWART'S REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Ron Paton Taunton Caledonian Society

1- 8 1s+2s set and rotate:
 Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides. 213
9-16 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across; 2s+1s+3s turn LH and 1s end in 2nd place side by side facing up
17-24 1s dance Fig of 8 on own sides while 2s+3s dance R&L (RH on sides to start) and 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 3rd corner (positions), ½ diagonal reel with 4th corner (positions)

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

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