Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Alley Cat

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ALLEY CAT (J4x32) 4C set Livia Kohn Suncoast Collection
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 3s set and turn RH, 1s cast to 3rd place and cross LH to face down to as 3s lead up crossing and cast into 1st place. 32(1)(4)
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides
17-24 3s followed by 2s lead down and cast to places as 4s followed by 1s cast to top and lead down to places
25-32 3s+2s Allepousse (3s dance normal Allemande as 2s Poussette) also 1s+4s dance Allepousse down set (1s dance normal Allemande as 4s Poussette). 23(4)(1)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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