Buckeye’s Reel
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Reel for 3C
1-8 1C dance down the outside of the set for 3 bars, back up to place for 3 bars, then turn 2C halfway (1W turn 2W LH, 1M turn 2M RH) to end in order 2, 1, 3 with 1C facing out and 2C facing in.
9-16 Mirror reels of three on the sides, 1W giving RS to 3W, 1M giving LS to 3M to start. 1C end back to back in the center in 2nd place facing own sides in double triangles position.
17-24 2C, 1C, and 3C dance double triangles, 1C end RS to RS, 1W facing down, 1M facing up.
25-32 Left hands across on the sides, 1W with 2W & 3W, 1M with 2M & 3M. 1C turn RH to 2nd place on own sides.
Suggested music is The Wind that Shakes the Barley from Muckle Carfuffle.
Bryan Luce introduced me as briefer at a dance by saying I had written a dance for him, his wedding, his dog, his wife’s cat, but not his guinea pig, Buckeye. So, I wrote this dance to fill that void. Also, I hail from Ohio, the Buckeye State.