Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dandie Dinmont

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANDIE DINMONT (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Hugh Foss Waverley Fugues

1- 8 1L casts round 2L and dances up above 1M; 1s take prom hold, cast round 2M and across to 1L place facing out
9-12 1s cast round 2L, dance up nearer hands joined to 1M place making arch while 2M casts up and crosses down under arch to below 2L
13-16 1s cast down and 2s cast up and cross set, 1s dancing under arch made by 2s (1s on Ladies' side, 2s on Men's side). All face in
17-20 1s+2s circle 4H ½ round and set (Men nearer hands joined facing up, Ladies nearer hands joined facing down)
21-24 1s+2s circle 4H ½ round and set (on sides, nearer hands joined with partner)
25-32 1M+2L ½ turn RH, 1L+2M join in and dance ½ RH across, 1s+2s dance ½ LH across to own sides and set to partners

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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