Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Crooket Horned Ewie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CROOKET HORNED EWIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Rutherford RSCDS Book 14

1- 8 1s lead down below 2s, cross and cast down to 3rd place opposite sides, 2s repeat this Fig
9-16 3s repeat the Fig and all turn partners 2H 1½ times
17-24 1s lead down below 2s, cross and cast down behind 3s, lead up to top, cross and cast to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s lead down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place and all turn 2H once round

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


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Dance Information

George Emmerson in Scotland Through Her Country Dances tells us that "The Ewie wi' the Crookit Horn' is a euphemism for a whisky still.

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