Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Black Potts

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BLACK POTTS (S4x32) 4C set Ann Dix Reel Friends 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s turn 2H into circle 4H round to left to original places
9-12 1M+2L+3L+4M ½ diag reel of 4 (1M+2L and 3L+4M pass RSh to start) but Ladies do not complete reel to end in own place and Men in each others place
13-16 1L+2M+3M+4L ½ diag reel of 4 (1L and 2M also 3M and 4L pass RSh to start) but Men end in own places
17-24 4s+2s also 3s+1s change places RH on side, all cross LH, repeat but couples remain in centre (4s face 2s and 3s face 1s)
25-32 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance the Rondel with 2s and 3s making the arches. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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