Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

MacDonald's Double Diamond

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 6 1s and 3s dance LSh reels of 3 across (1M LSh to 2L also 3L LSh 2M to start)
7- 8 2L dances to the top, pulls RSh back to face down while 1s curve in to face up nearer hands joined while 2M dances down pulls RSh back to face up while 3s curve in to face down nearer hands joined
9-16 All set and dance ½ RH across, 1s and 3s continue turning back to place as 2s meet turning LH back to original positions and all set
17-24 All circle 6H round and back
25-32 All set and cross RH, all chase clockwise back to own sides. 321
33-40 2s+1s dance the Knot. 312

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

Additional search terms: MacDonalds, McDonald.

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