Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Careful, Not Crazy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CAREFUL, NOT CRAZY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue McKinnell Pandemic Set Of Dances

1-8 1s cast behind lines, turn outwards and cast back up to 2nd place (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 2s Set&Cross passing RSh and stand for 4 bars while 1s stand for 2 bars, set, cross RSh, stand for 2 bars while 3s stand for 4 bars, set, cross RSh. (2)(1)(3)
17-24 All chase clockwise ½ way, 2L and 3M pull back LSh for ½ reels of 3 on the sides (1M up, 1L down, LSh to 3rd corner to start) 1s end facing 1st corners)
25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' to end with Petronella turn to 2nd place facing out.
Note: at start of 3rd time through, 1s cast to 4th place, 4s step up

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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