Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Carrick Farmer

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CARRICK FARMER (J3x32) 3C set Jim Gardner SCD Archives

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L. 1s+3s dance ½ R&L
9-16 All cross RH, 2M+3M also 3L+1M change places LH on sides, all cross RH and 2L+1M also 2M+1L ½ turn LH into prom hold as 3s advance to centre
17-20 3s turn RH twice round as other couples dance round clockwise with 1M leaving 2L in 1st place Ladies' side and dancing on to 3rd place Ladies' side while 2M leaves 1L in 3rd place Men's side and dances on to 1st place own side
21-24 3s dance out on opposite sides and cast to right into centre (3M between 1s, 3L between 2s)
25-32 3s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 (3M with 1s, 3L with 2s) and end 2nd place opposite sides facing out. 2s+3s ½ double Fig of 8 (2s cross down to start) 231

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

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