Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cairn Of The Claise

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CAIRN OF THE CLAISE (S4x32) 4C set P Ansell

1- 4 1M+2L also 3M+4L cross RH as partners set and 1s+2s dance on 1 place clockwise as 3s+4s dance similarly
5- 8 1L+2M also 3L+4M cross RH as partners set and 1s+2s dance on 1 place clockwise as 3s+4s dance similarly. 1234
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on sides then 2s dance to top as 3s+4s change places LH and 1s face 1st corners. 2143
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end with a petronella turn 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s+4s+3s dance the Knot. 2341

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



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