Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hopeful Lovers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HOPEFUL LOVERS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Cairdin O't

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1s turn RH, cast and turn to right to end BtoB facing opposite sides
17-24 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1s pass LSh to face 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance LSh reels of 3 on sides ending with 1s BtoB facing opposite sides
33-40 1s set (as Double Triangles) and rotate ¾ to right to end Man facing up and Lady facing down, set (M+2s and L+3s) repeat to 2nd place own side

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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