Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Butterfly Bride

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BUTTERFLY BRIDE (R4x48) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s also 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance RH across
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance double Fig of 8 with 1s and 4s dancing between 2s/3s 1s and 4s end BtoB facing nearest corners
25-32 1s and 4s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting to end facing opposite corners
33-40 1s and 4s turn (long) corners RH join hands in circle, Set&Rotate round to right to face in again
41-48 1s+4s dance RH across, dance out between end couples Cross&Cast in 1 place. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Butterfly Bride' page