Bill’s Reel

32-bar jig for 2 couples in a 4-couple longwise set

1-41C and 3C set and cross RH.
5-8Half reels of 3 on the sides, 1W giving LS to 2M, 1M giving RS to 2W to start. 1C and 3C dance short way into place.
9-121C and 3C set and cross RH back to own sides.
13-16Half reels of 3 on the sides, 1W giving LS to 2W, 1M giving RS to 2M to start (3C end in place).
17-18Continuing from the reel, 1C cast off 1 place while 2C dance up to 1st position.
19-241C lead down between 3C, cross over, cast up around 3C, and cross passing RS to finish back-to-back in the middle ready for. . .
23-32Double triangles

Devised by Roberta Williams as a farewell to Dr. William (Bill) Young, founder of the Twin Cities Branch, on his leaving for Australia. Published in 1985 by the RSCDS Twin Cities Branch in The Blue Ribbon Collection.