Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Linen Looms

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LINEN LOOMS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) M Falconer Celtic Fringe

1- 8 1L+2L+3L Adv+Ret, 3L followed by 2L+1L cast down, cross below 3rd place and dance up Men's side while 3 Men cross to partner's place, face in and set
9-16 1M+2M+3M Adv+Ret, 1M followed by 2M+3M cast up, cross and dance down Men's side while 3 Ladies cross to own side, face in and set. 321
17-24 1s cross up to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides
25-32 1s cross up to dance reels of 3 on own sides
33-40 3s dance down between 2s+1s and cast up to 2nd place (2s step up), 1s dance up to top and cast to 2nd place (3s step down)

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

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