Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Crooked Spire

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CROOKED SPIRE (J4x40) 4C set Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 2
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All set, 1s and 4s cross down/up while 2s and 3s cast up/down, 2s+1s also 4s+3s turn on sides (LH on Ladies' side and RH on Men's side)
9-16 2L,1M,4M and 3L dance Ladies' Chain (diagonally)
17-24 All chase anticlockwise ½ way and 3s+4s also 1s+2s all turn RH on sides
25-32 3M,4L,1L and 2M dance Ladies' Chain (diagonally)
33-40 1s+4s set, dance RH across ½ way, set and cross RH. 31(4)(2)

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

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