Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Crossing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CROSSING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 29

1- 8 1L sets advancing and turns 2M RH, 1L sets to 2L and turns LH
9-16 1M sets advancing and turns 2L LH, 1M sets to 2M and turns RH
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain with 1s+2s changing place RH on sides and 3s crossing RH to start, end with 1s turning partner LH to face 2s
25-32 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1M+2M also 1L+2L pass RSh to start) ending with 1s in 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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