Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Corkscrew

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Corkscrew by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Jig for 3C

1-8 1W and 2M set advancing, taking left hands, and take right hands with partners to form a diagonal line. All balance in line. 1W and 2M drop hands and dance out opposite sides of the dance, casting around partners back to original places.
9-16 1C and 2C RH across. 1C cast to 2nd place as 2C lead up. 2C, 1C and 3C take hands on the sides and set.
17-24 1M and 3W set advancing, taking right hands, and take left hands with partners to form a diagonal line. All balance in line. 1M and 3W drop hands and dance out opposite sides of the dance, casting around partners back to original places.
25-32 1C and 3C LH across. 1C turn LH once round, ending on own sides in 2nd place.
Repeat.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Jun 2002)


Dance Notes

Suggested music is The Muirs of Graywell from Reel Friends.

(Dance Notes by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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