Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Extra Mile

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE EXTRA MILE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alasdair Brown Cathkin Collection

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 2s+1s+3s dance ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides (2s out/down, 1s in/up, 3s out/up). 1s end nearer hands joined facing down
9-16 1s dance down (3 bars), 1L dances under 1M's left arm to change sides; 1s dance up, cast up behind 2s to 2nd place and turn LH to face 1st corner (position)
17-24 1s turn corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner (position) RH and partner LH to end 1L between 3s at top, 1M between 2s at bottom
25-32 All set and link for 3; 1s turn RH to 2nd place own side while 2s and 3s chase clockwise ½ round. 213

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

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