Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Lawson's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS LAWSON'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Nan Lawson The West Wynd

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left (8 slip steps); 1s+2s dance LH across back to place
9-16 1s cast (2s step up), meet and dance down, cast up round 3s and turn LH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH to face 1st corner; 1s dance RSh round 1st corner, pass LSh to face 2nd corners
25-32 1s turn 2nd corner RH, partner LH, 1L faces down, 1M faces up; 1M dances out of top, 1L out of bottom and they cast to 2nd place own side. 213

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

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