Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Tarry Hat Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TARRY HAT JIG (J8x40) 3C (4C set) John S Trew Martello Tower 3

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, turn 1½ times to opposite sides (Man facing down Lady up)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 1st corner
17-24 1s set and turn 1st corners, set and turn 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across Man with 2s and Lady with 3s ending BtoB in middle (Man facing up and Lady down)
33-40 1s dance Double Triangles (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s)

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



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