Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Reels

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE REELS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Muriel A Johnstone Ladies of Dunse

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s dancing in between 2s to start), 3s+2s+1s set and cross RH
9-16 3s+2s+1s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 (all on opposite sides), 1s+2s+3s set, 3s cross back RH as 1s+2s turn RH ready for Poussette
17-24 1s+2s dance Poussette
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across (M with 2s and L with 3s) giving RSh to 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance RH across (M with 3s and L with 2s), 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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

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