Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Shortbread Fingers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SHORTBREAD FINGERS (S3x32) 3C set Heather Knox Double H Collection

1- 8 Top 2 Men and bottom 2 Ladies change places RH while 1L+3M set diag and all chase 1 place clockwise, 1s+2M also 3s+2L dance RH across
9-16 Top 2 Ladies' side and bottom 2 Men's change LH while 1M+3W set diag and all chase 1 place anticlockwise, 1s+2L also 3s+2M dance LH across
17-24 All set, circle 6H round to left and set (all in original places)
25-32 1s and 2s turn partner RH and face up, 1s cast as 2s dance to top, 1s and 3s turn partner RH and face down, 1s dance down as 3s cast to 2nd place

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

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