Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

3 Js' Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

3 JS' JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Jill Burrows minicrib.org.uk/publish.html

1- 8 1s lead down for 4 bars. Bar 5 Lady turns under Man's arm to change places and 1s lead up to face 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
9-12 ½ RSh Diagonal reel with 1st corners. 1s finish facing 4th corners across set
13-16 ½ LSh reel Across with 4th corners. 1s pass LSh to 2nd place opposite side facing out
17-20 ½ LSh Diagonal reel with 2nd corners positions (1M+3L and 1L+2M pass LSh) 1s finish facing 3rd corner (pstn) across set
21-24 ½ RSh reel Across with 3rd corner positions (1M+2L and 1L+3M pass RSh). Finish 1L between 3s facing up, 1M between 2s facing down
25-28 1s ½ turn RH and twirl (pull back RSh)
29-32 1s turn 4th corner RH 1¾ times (1L+2L and 1M+3M) to 2nd place own side

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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