Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Forrest Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FORREST LASSIES (R4x32) Sq.Set M Forrest

1- 8 1s+3s dance ¾ RH across, 1s+4s also 2s+3s dance ½ LH across and all ½ turn LH into lines of 4 on sides (3L+3M+2L+2M and 4M+4L+1M+1L)
9-16 1s+4s also 2s+3s dance ½ reel of 4 (pass partners LSh to start), all set and turn partners RH Men ending in centre LH joined
17-24 Men dance LH across while Ladies chase clockwise to meet partner (1 place clockwise from original places) Men facing out to partner, all set and turn RH into circle
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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