Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pin The Kilt

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PIN THE KILT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Skelton Celtic Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set and cross RH, set and 1s and 3s ¾ turn RH into middle
9-10 1s and 3s pass partner RSh and 1M+3L curve to right to face 2s while 2s set
11-12 1M+3L pass 2s RSh and 2s curve to right to face 1L/3M in middle while 1L+3M set
13-20 Repeat this Fig twice more to end with 2s in original places and 1s+3s having changed ends
21-24 3s+2s+1s set to partners and 3s also 1s ¾ turn RH while 2s cross RH to all on opposite sides. (3)(2)(1)
25-32 3s+2s dance RH across ½ way and 3s+1s dance LH across ½ way, 1s turn LH while 3s turn LH 1½ times

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


Dance Information

The kilt pin is a piece of jewellery that is worn on the lower corner of the outer apron of a kilt in order to prevent the apron falling or blowing open, by adding weight to the outer apron. It does not pin the outer apron to the inner fabric.
Kilt Pin Image
Kilt Pin


Dance Information by the deviser, Reuben Freemantle.
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Text from this original Kilt Pin article on Wikipedia.
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