Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Fankle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FANKLE (S3x32) 3C set B Donald SCD Archives

1- 8 1M+2L also 2M+3L turn 2H, 1L+2M also 2L+3M turn 2H
9-16 All petronella to opposite side but passing partner RSh in turns
17-24 2s and 3s set to partners, 2s cross down LH to 3rd place while 3s cast up 1 place, 3s lead up to top (opposite side) while 1s cast 1 place and all set
25-32 All dance Grand Chain for 8 hands until all are back on owns sides 231

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

Dance Information

'The Fankle' is Scottish for 'the tangled mess'.

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