The Gordion Knot
by Sue McKinnell 4X32 Strathspey for 4C
(Square Set)
1-8 1C and 3C dance half rights and lefts, then turn partners RH 1 to end facing side couples 1C facing 2C, 3C facing 4C. (Women will be facing women and men facing men.)
9-16 All dance Gordion Knot reels across the set:
All pass the person they are facing by the RS to start.
When someone is to dance the center loop of the reel on the side of the reel towards the other reel, they switch to the outside side of the loop in the other reel.
17-20 1C and 2C, similarly 3C and 4C, dance RH across.
21-24 1C and 3C LH across, ending in original places.
25-28 2C and 4C dance LH across, ending in original places and all face CCW.
29-32 All chase CCW 1 place and set with partners facing into the set.
Suggested music is Drumelzier from The March Hare.