Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Needy Kneader

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NEEDY KNEADER (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue McKinnell

1- 8 1L+2L turn 1½ RH on sides, then 1L+3L turn 1½ LH while 1M+2M+3M dance reel of 3 on the side (1M+2M pass RSh to start)
(Ladies: order 231 and Men 123)
9-16 All couples dance 3 couple Bourrel:
   9-12 1M+3L also 2M+1L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh turning to face own partners as 3M and 2L chase anticlockwise to face them
   13-16 All set and turn 2H into promenade hold facing up. 312
17-24 All dance 3 couple Allemande, 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s turn corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, cross LH with partner to end in 2nd place own sides. 213

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

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