Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tying The Knot (Glasspool/Hall)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TYING THE KNOT (S4x40) 4C set Terry Glasspool and S Hall 7 Year Itch

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round, turn partners 2H and chase clockwise ½ way (in 2 separate groups of 4)
9-16 1s+4s dance LH across while others chase clockwise to opposite ends, 1s and 4s lead out of ends of set, cross and cast to end 3142
17-24 1s+4s dance the Knot to end 3412
25-32 Top 3 Men turn bottom 3 Ladies RH and 4s+1s turn partner LH, top 3 Ladies turn bottom 3 Men RH and 4s+1s ¾ turn partner LH to end in line in middle Men facing up Ladies down
33-40 4s+1s set, dance ½ reel of 4 and ¾ turn partners RH to end 3142

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

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