The Engagement Ring
by Sue McKinnell 4x32 Strathspey for 4C
square set
1-4 1C dance between 3C, turn away from each other and cast into the set.
5-8 1W and 4C dance left hands across WHILE 1M and 2C dance right hands across. At the end 1C dance around each other RS to RS (gypsy) to end 1W facing 4M and 1M facing 2M.
9-12 1C, 4M, and 2M dance a half diagonal reel of 4, 1C passing RS to end 1W facing 2W and 1M facing 4W.
13-16 1C, 2W, and 4W dance a half diagonal reel of 4, 1C end facing 3C with 1W on her partnerís right.
17-20 1C & 3C set then dance right hands across halfway.
21-24 3C lead across the set to 1st place, turning over RS into place.
25-32 All set, circle one place CW, then turn partners BH once round. Ending order is 2, 3, 4, 1.
Repeat 4 times.
Suggested music is Fill the Fetters from Celebrate 50 Years with the Boston Branch.
This dance is for Marsha Hanson and Clay Spurlock, who announced their engagement this month.