Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Twinkle In His Eye

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TWINKLE IN HIS EYE (S4x32) 4C set Chris Godwin Leeds Golden Collection

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH, cast down/up and dance RH across to end holding RH 1s facing up and 4s facing down
9-12 1s lead up, cross and cast to 2nd place while 2s cast down 1 place and cross up LH to 1st place as 4s lead down, cross and cast to 3rd place while 3s cast up 1 place and cross down RH to 4th place
13-16 1s+4s dance ½ R&L
17-24 All Set+Link for 4 twice:-
' All set
' The 2 dancers at left end of lines dance to the right and curve round to face up/down while the other 2 dancers cast and chase clockwise to form lines across with the other pair of dancers
' All set in lines across the dance
' The 2 dancers at left end of lines dance to the right and curve round to their own sides while the other 2 dancers cast and chase clockwise to their own sides. 3142
25-32 All dance 8H round and back

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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