Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ashby Petronella

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ASHBY PETRONELLA (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue Petyt

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn LH and face out
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1M LSh to 3M and 1L LSh to 2L to start)
17-24 1s Petronella turn into middle while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and all set, 1s petronella turn to opposite sides while 2s+3s cross RH and all set
25-32 1s Petronella turn into middle while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and all set, 1s petronella turn to own sides while 2s+3s cross RH and all set

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


Ashby Petronella (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue Petyt

1-4 First couple turn with the right hand all the way round and cast one place
5-8 First couple turn with the left hand all the way round, finishing in second place on their own sides, facing out
9-16 Second, first and third couples dance reel of three on the sides, first lady giving left shoulder to second lady, and first man giving left shoulder to third man.
First couple must make sure they are back in place at the end of the reel
17-20 First couple petronella to the centre of the set, WHILE second and third couples change right hands on the sides. All set, first lady between third couple facing down, and first man between second couple facing up
21-24 First couple petronella to the wrong sides, WHILE second and third couples change right hands with partner. All set on wrong sides
25-28 First couple petronella to the centre of the set, WHILE second and third couples change right hands on the sides. All set, first lady between third couple facing up, and first man between second couple facing down
29-32 First couple petronella to their own sides, WHILE second and third couples change right hands with partners. Second, first and third couples set on the sides
Repeat having passed a couple

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue Petyt, 1995)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Written for the Scunthorpe Scottish Country Dance Club who meet at Ashby.

Dance Information by the deviser, Sue Petyt.

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