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St Patrick's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST PATRICK'S JIG (J8x40) 3C (4C set) James B. Cosh 22 SCDs+1

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place, turn LH 1¾ times to Man facing up and Lady down while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L
9-16 1s dance RH across ½ way (Man up, Lady down), 1s dance RSh round 2nd corners to outside and dance RH across ½ way on sides, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners (2s and 3s now back in correct corners)
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s giving LSh to 1st corner) and dance ½ reel of 3 on opposite side (RSh to 2nd corners)
25-32 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corner) and dance ½ reel of 3 on own side (RSh to 4th corner) to end facing 1st corners
33-40 1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to 2nd places

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



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