Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Shortfield Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SHORTFIELD JIG (J8x40) 3C (4C set) P Loveland Three Hands Across

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set and 2s and 3s cross LH while 1s turn LH to face 3rd corner pstn
9-16 1s dance Hello-Goodbye setting and 1s petronella turn to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s), 1s dance ½ reels across with other couple
25-32 2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3 twice
33-40 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way, all set and cross RH

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

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