Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Set Cross And Cast

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SET CROSS AND CAST (R4x48) 4C set Melvin Cannell St Ronan's SCD Club

1- 8 1s set, cross then cast 1 place (2s step up). 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s)
9-16 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s), 1s change ends and dance LH across with other couple
17-24 1s set, cross then cast 1 place (3s step up). 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L with 3s, 1M with 4s)
25-32 1s dance RH across (1M with 3s, 1L with 4s), 1s change ends and dance LH across with other couple
33-40 1s turn RH 1¼ times and 1M followed by 1L (in tandem) dance RSh round 3L to 3rd place own sides while 3s dance to opposite sides. (2)(3)1(4)
41-48 All set, all cross RH, 1s set, cross then cast to 4th place own side (4s step up). 2341

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



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