Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Chimney Sweep

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHIMNEY SWEEP (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour

1- 8 2s followed by 1s dance down the middle, cast round 3s and up (2s to 1st place and 1s to 2nd place) and turn partners RH
9-16 2s cast to 3rd place and cross RH while 1s set and cross RH up to top while 3s lead to top, cross and cast 1 place Repeat (Muirland Willie upside down!)
17-24 3s+2s+1s dance Allemande
25-32 1s and 2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times in centre while their partners dance clockwise ½ way round, turn partners LH 1¾ times

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

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