Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sea Tangle Of Skye

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SEA TANGLE OF SKYE (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Liz Donaldson Dances of an Island Clan

1- 8 1s lead down, ½ turn RH, lead up and ½ turn RH
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across, dance LH across for 2 bars and 2M+1M also 2L+1L ½ turn LH on sides
17-24 1s+2s set, turn 2H and circle 4H round to left
25-32 1s+2s diag face in and petronella turn 1 place to right, dance RH across ½ way, petronella turn to right 1 place and dance LH across 2 1

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Sea Tangle is perhaps a reference to the tangled seaweed found around Skye.
Tangled Seaweed Around Skye Image
Tangled Seaweed Around Skye

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