Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

ABC Jig (Kowalczik)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ABC - JIG (Annual Basic Cleaning - Jig) (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Judith Kowalczik Potters Pairs

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast and dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M round 2M, 1L round 3L) finish facing 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to end in 2nd place own side facing out
17-20 1s cast to Left (1M between 3s, 1L between 2s), cross RH while corners advance and retire diagonally
21-24 1L casts up round 3M, 1M casts round 2L to 2nd place opposite sides and cross RH while corners advance and retire diagonally
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance DoSiDo, clap (bar 29) and all turn partner RH. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Also see the dance The ABC Jig (Burnell) by Brenda Burnell.


Image copyright (cropped) Louis-Gustave-Fortuné Ratisbonne (1827-1900) (Scanned from book A. B. C. Trim, alphabet enchanté) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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