A Parchment Scroll
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Reel for 3C
1-8 1C dance a figure of 8 around 2C, ending facing down between 2C on opposite sides. On the last bar 2C turn to face down to form a line across the set.
9-16 1C and 2C dance down the set then split the line in the middle and 2M followed by 1W dance up the outside of the set behind the men's line while 2W followed by 1M dance up the outside of the set behind the women's line. 2C and 1C turn once round to put 2C in 1st place and 1C in 2nd place on opposite sides (2M and 1W LH and 2W and 1M RH).
17-20 Half reels across the set, 1W giving RS to 2W and 1M giving RS to 3M to begin. Everyone dance a full loop at the end of the half reel into...
21-24 Half reels on the sides of the dance, 1W giving LS to 3Wís position and 1M giving LS to 2Mís position. End 3, 1, 2 with 3C and 2C on opposite sides.
25-32 Diagonal rights and lefts.
Suggested music is Fiddliní Round from The Devil's Quandary.
The paths inscribed by the reels in this dance remind me of how a scroll looks from the side.