Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Kelloholm Jig

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THE KELLOHOLM JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) P Hyssett RSCDS Leaflet 32

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, set on side lines to 1st corners and change places with them RH
9-16 1L+3L also 2M+1M set to each other on sides and change places LH, 1s turn RH 1½ times to 2nd place on own sides
17-24 1s set on side lines to 2nd corners and change places with them RH, 1M+3M also 2L+1L set to each other on sides and change places LH
25-32 3s+1s+2s Adv+Ret, circle 6H round ½ way to left. 213

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


The Kelloholm Jig
P Hyssett   SCD Leaflet 32
Jig   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

1-4      1s set and cast, finishing in 2nd place facing first corners;
5-6      1s and first corners set;
7-8      1s and first corners cross by the right, finishing 1L facing down, 1M facing up;
9-10    1L3L 2M1M set facing up and down;
11-12  1L3L 2M1M cross by the left on the sides;
13-16  1s turn by the right 1½ times, finishing facing second corners;
17-18  1s and second corners set;
19-20  1s and second corners cross by the right, finishing 1L facing up, 1M facing down;
21-22  2L1L 1M3M set facing up and down;
23-24  2L1L 1M3M cross by the left on the sides;
25-28  3s1s2s set advancing and retire;
29-32  3s1s2s 6 hands round to the left, finishing 2s1s3s on own sides.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


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