Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Washing Line

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WASHING LINE (S2x48) 4C Square set Ian Shepherd St Ronan SCD 35th Anniv Book

1- 8 1s and 3s promenade ½ way round anticlockwise to end 1s facing up opposite 3s facing down, 1s and 3s set then dance ½ RH across back to places
9-16 2s and 4s repeat bars 1-8
17-24 All set to partners and change places RH, set Highland Schottische to next person
25-32 Turn that person 2H (4 bars), set and turn partner RH ½ way
33-40 All dance interlocking reels of 4 giving RSh to partner
41-48 All dance 8H round and back

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

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