Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dan The Cobbler

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAN THE COBBLER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John W Mitchell Whetherly Book 3

1- 4 1s+2s+3s set, 1s dance down to 2nd place (in middle) while 2s cast up and 3s set turning to face out (Man - right about and Lady left about)
5- 8 1L dances LH across on sides with 2L+3L and 1M RH across with 2M+3M
9-16 1s dance down (4 bars), Lady dances under Man's arm and 1s dance to 3rd place opposite sides while
2s+3s dance double Fig of 8 (2s cross down, 3s cast up). 3s end facing out
17-24 2s+3s+1s dance 6 bar mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/up, 2s in/down, 3s out/down to start). Bars 31-32: 1s cross to 2nd place own sides while 3s cast to 3rd place
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Inverted Grand Chain (3s cross RH as 1s+2s change places RH on sides)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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