Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Caerleol Cross

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CAERLEOL CROSS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Evelyn Ramwell Kirkbrae Collection 1

1- 8 1s and 2s petronella turn into middle (Ladies face down and Men up), set and dance ½ reel of 4 up and down the middle
9-16 2s and 1s set and petronella turn onto own sides, 2s+1s+3s advance and retire
17-24 1L dances RH across with 2s and 1M with 3s, 1s turn LH 1½ times to face 1st corner person as 2s and 3s chase clockwise ½ way round
25-32 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of with 1st corners, passing RSh dance ½ reel with 2nd corners 1s end in 2nd places

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

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