The Lenten Rose
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Strathspey for 3C
1-8 1C set advancing to pass each other LS to LS and end back-to-back while 2C casts up.1C turn 2C BH once round and dance a half LS reel of 4 across the set, ending 1C between 2C all facing down (2C is on opposite sides).
9-16 1C dance down between 3C, cast up behind 3C, dance up between 1st place, and cast off 1 place to face 1st corners while 2C follow 1C, ending by crossing over at the top and casting into 1st place on own sides.
17-24 1C dance corners chain with 1st corners to end facing 2nd corners.
25-32 1C dance corners chain with 2nd corners to end in 2nd place on own sides.
Suggested music is Alltshellach from Cairngorms.
I have a Lenten Rose growing in my backyard; the flower is lovely and the figures are a bit reminiscent of the shape of the flower.