Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Christmas Tree Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CHRISTMAS TREE JIG (J3x48) 3C Triangular set Kathryn Coles Cambridge Scottish Society 75 Years

1- 8 All 3 couples set and link twice to original places
9-16 All dance RH across and LH across
17-24 All dance DoSiDo with partner (Pass RSh); all dance DoSiDo with partner (Pass LSh)
25-32 All circle 6H round and back, ending facing partner
33-40 All dance interlocking RSh reels of 4
41-44 All turn partner ΒΌ with RH to bring Men in centre, Men dance LH across round 2 places while Ladies chase 1 place round clockwise
45-48 Repeat 41-44 to end having moved 2 places round clockwise. 231

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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