Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pawling In May

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PAWLING IN MAY (S4x32) 4C set Ann Dix Reel Friends 3

1- 4 1s and 4s cast down/up 1 place (2s and 3s step up/down), 1s+4s dance ½ RH across
5- 8 1s+4s advance and retire (1 step), advance (1 step), join nearer hands with partner and retire (1 step) remaining in middle
9-16 1s+4s set and link (4M and 1L omit polite turn); 2s+4s and 1s+3s dance RH across ending on sides
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides. At end 2L and 3M curve round to face clockwise
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Pawling In May' page