The Sands of Time
by Sue McKinnell 5X32 Reel for 5C
(set dance)
Bars  
1-8 1C dance mirror figures of eight around 2C and 3C, starting by dancing down between 2C WHILE 5C dance mirror figures of eight up around 4C and 3C, starting by casting behind 4C.
9-12 1C cross RH and cast one place as 2C step up WHILE 5C cast up one place and cross RH as 4C step down.
13-24 Celtic braid figure:
1C cross down between 3C, cast down behind 4C, cross up between 4C, cast up behind 3C, cross up between 2C, and cast down behind 2C
WHILE
5C cast up behind 3C, cross up between 2C, cast down behind 2C, cross down between 3C, cast down behind 4C, and cross up between 4C.
25-28 All take hands on the sides and set, then 1C & 3C ˝ right hands across WHILE 2C, 5C, & 4C cross RH.
29-32 All take hands on the sides and set, then 1C & 5C ˝ left hands across WHILE 2C, 3C, & 4C cross LH. End in the order 2, 3, 5, 1, 4.
Repeat 5 times.
Suggested music is Hoedown Reel Set from The Music Makars or The McDonald Saunter from Dances with a Difference.
This dance uses the swirl figure from Doug Jensen’s dance Swirling Five, but in a longways set.
  12/04