Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Honest Men And Bonnie Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HONEST MEN AND BONNIE LASSIES (S3x32) Man+2 Ladies in triangular set Pam Robertson Croydon Ruby Anniv

1- 8 Each trio dance reels of 3 (Man RSh to Lady on right)
9-16 All Men dance RH across and LH back while corner Ladies turn RH and LH
17-24 All set, Men petronella turn left into centre to face out between Partner and her corner Lady, all set, Men petronella turn into next Man's place to left
25-32 All LH Ladies followed by RH Lady (who first casts) dance across (touching RH) and out opposite corner, round Man on right back into centre and out opposite corner, LH Lady dancing round Man on right (own partner) to new places All 1 place on clockwise

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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