Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Stannary Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

STANNARY JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) R Hunter
1- 8 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, 1s +2s set, 2s cross RH to 1st place as 1s dance in, turn right about to end BtoB facing opposite sides
9-16 1M with 2L+3L, 1L with 2M+3M set (Double Triangles position), 1s drop RH and turn person on L (2nd corner) LH into ½ reels across (1M RSh to 2M, 1L RSh to 3L). 1s finish BtoB, 1M facing up, 1L down
17-24 1M with 2s, 1L with 3s set (Double Triangles position), 1s drop RH and turn person on L (same person) by LH into ½ reels of 3 on side (1M RSh to 3L, 1L RSh to 2M). (3)1(2)
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (1M down, 1L up)

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



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