Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Double Scotch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DOUBLE SCOTCH (J4x32) 4C set W Kirkwood SCD Archives

1- 8 3s followed by 2s lead down below 4s, Cross&Cast up to 3rd place, cross up RH to 2nd place own sides with 2s ending in 3rd place opposite sides, all set
9-16 3s+2s petronella turn into centre and set to partner, 3M+2M turn right about to face each other and 3s+2s dance ½ reel of 4 (Men pass RSh)
17-24 2M+3M turn RH (elbow) 1½ times to face other Lady, turn other Lady LH (elbow) 1½ times to Lady facing Lady
25-32 2L+3L turn LH (elbow) 1½ times to end on right of partner, 3s lead down (LH) between 2s and 4s, Cross&Cast up to original places while 2s dance up and cast to original places
33-40 2s+3s dance ½ R&L while 1s and 4s change places with partners and set, 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance ½ R&L to end 3142

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

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