Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Alewife And Her Barrel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ALEWIFE AND HER BARREL (R8x32) 2C (4C set) David Rutherford RSCDS Book 19

1- 8 1s cast 1 place and turn RH, cast up to places and turn LH
9-16 1s+2s set and RH across ½ way, set and dance LH across ½ way to places
17-24 1M+2L set advancing and turn RH ending in 2nd places (2M step up), 2M+1L set advancing and turn LH and 1L ends in 2nd place (2L steps up)
25-32 1M changes places RH with 2L, 2M changes places RH with 1L, 1s+2s ½ R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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