Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dalgarven Mill

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DALGARVEN MILL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), turn LH to end in 2nd place opposite sides
9-12 All Advance, 2s+3s Retire while 1s petronella turn to 1M between 2s facing down, 1L between 3s facing up
13-16 Lines of 3 Advance, 2s+3s Retire while 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own side. 213
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance "Slip Knot" (as Knot but bars 23-24: 3s+1s dance ½ LH across while 2s finish in 3rd place) 132
25-32 3s followed by 2s dance up and cast round 1s; 2s followed by 1s dance down and cast up round 3s. 213

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



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