Rye Twist
by Sue McKinnell 5x32 Reel for 5C
(Set Dance)
Bars  
1-4 1M dance a half LS reel of three with 2C, starting by passing 2W LS and ending between 2C facing down.
5-8 1M dance a half RS reel of three with 3C, starting by passing 3M RS and ending between 3C facing down, WHILE 1W dance a half RS reel of three with 2C, starting by passing 2W RS and ending between 2C facing down. 2C end in 1st place.
9-12 1M dance a half LS reel of three with 4C, starting by passing 4W LS and ending between 4C facing down, WHILE 1W dance a half LS reel of three with 3C, starting by passing 3M LS and ending between 3C facing down. 3C end in 2nd place.
13-16 1M dance a half RS reel of three with 5C, starting by passing 5M RS and ending between 5C facing down, WHILE 1W dance a half RS reel of three with 4C, starting by passing 4W RS and ending between 4C facing down. 4C end in 3rd place.
17-20 1M dance out the end of the set, cast up behind 5Ws place and dance across the set to 4Ms place WHILE 1W dance a half LS reel of three with 5C, starting by passing 5M LS and ending in 4Ws place. 5C end in 5th place.
21-24 1C & 5C dance LHA, then cross LH with partners. Ending order is 2, 3, 4, 5, 1.
25-32 All five couples take hands on the sides and set, cross RH with partners, take hands on the sides and set, and cross RH with partners.
Repeat 5 times.
Suggested music is Hoedown Reel Set from The Music Makars.
The figure in bars 1-20 is taken from the dance Coming Through the Rye. I liked the figure and wanted to use it in my own dance.
  03/06