Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CANDYFLOSS (S3x32) 3C set Veronica Hughes Leeds Golden Collection

1- 4 1s+3s set and ¾ turn RH to form line up/down centre
5- 8 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4, 1M+3L turn ¼ LH to end between 2s across the set
9- 12 2L+1M+3L+2M dance ½ reel of 4
13-16 2L+1M also 3L+2M set, change places LH, 2s pass LSh
17-20 2M dances RH across with 1s as 2L dances RH across with 3s ('2nd corner positions')
21-24 1s turn 2H ending in 3rd place as 3s turn 2H in 1st place while 2s pass LSh and dance out opposite sides, 2s dance clockwise ½ way round to 2nd place own side. All take promenade hold and face up
25-32 3s+2s+1s Promenade ending with 3s casting off to 2nd place as 2s dance up to 1st place. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Also see the dance Candy Floss by Ruary Laidlaw.

Candyfloss (also known as cotton candy, candy floss or fairy floss) is a form of spun sugar often served at fairs, carnivals or circuses.

Girl Eating Candyfloss

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