Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Cobbler's Awl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE COBBLER'S AWL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Anthony Bulteel SCD Archives

1- 4 1s+2s cross Ladies dancing between Men, turning away from each other dance into centre to meet partner (1s facing down and 2s up)
5- 8 1s dance down between 2s and turn LH to face 1st corners while 2s dance up and cross LH to own sides
9-16 1s set and turn 1st corners 2H, 1L dances ½ reel of 3 with 2s as 1M dances with 3s 1s end facing 1st corners who are on opposite sides
17-24 1s set and turn 2nd corners 2H, 1M dances ½ reel of 3 with 3s (at top) to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners and cross RH to places

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

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