Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Pawling Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A PAWLING REEL (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Brodie Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s ½ turn partners RH to 2nd/3rd places (in centre) as 2s and 3s step up/down, 1s+4s set and cross up/down and cast to 2nd/3rd places. 21(4)(3)
9-16 1M+4L also 1L+4M in prom hold dance ½ LSh reels of 3 on sides (up on L side and down M side), ½ RSh reels of 3 across with 2s/3s. 34(1)(2)
17-24 3s+4s also 1s+2s turn on sides (Men LH and Ladies RH), 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s/3s
25-32 1s+4s dance Set&Rotate:
   Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides. 31(4)(2)

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

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