Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hodden Shawl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Hodden Shawl
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 4:
32 bar Jig
Round room, line of 3 facing line of 3

  1-8   TURN AND PROMENADE or ADVANCE AND RETIRE: Center person turns right Hand partner once round with right hand, then promenade anticlockwise halfway around the set AS left hand partners advance and retire;

  9-16 TURN AND PROMENADE or ADVANCE AND RETIRE: Center person turns left Hand partner once round with right hand, then promenade anticlockwise halfway around the set AS right hand partners advance and retire;

17-24 REELS OF 3: dance a right shoulder reel of three starting with right hand partner (end with centre people back-to-back in the middle facing partners);

25-32 REVERSING TRIANGLES: all set in double triangles, all dance forwards two steps pulling right shoulders back to form reverse double triangles, set, then centers pull right should back as partners advance (end facing next line of 3).

REPEAT AS REQUIRED.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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