Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Peerie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PEERIE (J4x32) 4C set Alex Gray SCD Archives

1- 8 1s set to 2L and circle 3H round to left, 1s+2s circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round to left, 1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H round to left ½ way
17-24 1s (in 4th place) set twice, ½ turn RH and lead up to top
25-32 1s turn 1½ times while 4s+3s+2s chase clockwise to places, 1s turn to end in 4th place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The name Peerie is derived from the Shetland dialect, meaning small.

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