Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Yorkshire Lasses

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

YORKSHIRE LASSES (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring A Reel For Alice

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 2 places (2s+3s step up 3-4). 2s cross RH and cast 2 places (3s+1s step up 7-8)
9-12 1s followed by 2s dance ½ Fig 8 crossing up between 3s. 1s meet in middle in 3rd place facing up
13-16 1s dance up (as 2s dance down to 3rd place), cast to 2nd place own sides. 312
17-24 All set, 3s+1s+2s turn ½ RH to face clockwise, chase clockwise to own sides, 1s finish facing 1st corners
25-28 1s set to 1st corner, set to 2nd corner, finishing back-to back (1M facing up, 1L facing down)
29-32 1s dance out of ends of set, cast to Left into 2nd place own sides

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

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