Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CROSSMICHAEL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Hugh Foss Glendarroch Sh 13

1- 4 2s cross RH and cast 1 place to right while 3L/1M step up/down to 2nd place
5- 8 1M+3L cross LH and cast 1 place to left while 1L/3M step up/down while 2s set and change places RH diagonally
9-16 1L+3M cross RH and cast to right while 2s step up/down while 1M+3L set and change places LH, then 1L+3M set and change places RH. 321
17-24 3s+2s+1s cross RH and 2s+1s change places LH on sides, Men circle 3H to left while Ladies also circle 3H to left
25-32 All drop hands and chase in separate interlacing circles (Men passing a Lady RSh) and open out into 6H round to left ½ way. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Crossmichael is a small village on the east side of Loch Ken about 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Castle Douglas in Scotland.

Loch Ken Near Crossmichael

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