Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Love Strichen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOVE STRICHEN (R4x32) 4C Set P Richardson

1- 8 1L followed by partner casts 1 place and crosses to opposite side, 2s+1s circle 4H round to left and end in prom hold facing each other
9-16 2s+1s set, 2s set while 1s retire 1 place and 3s cast up 1 place to face 1s in prom hold, 2s+1s+3s set, 2s+3s set while 1s retire 1 place and 4s cast up 1 place to face 1s in prom hold
17-24 All set and retire to sides, all Adv+Ret (with 1s ½ turning 2H after the advance)
25-32 All dance RSh reel of 4 on sides

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



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