Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Fair Isle Stacs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FAIR ISLE STACS (S4x32) 4C set Gale Cragg Imperial 3

1- 8 All Adv&Ret 1 step, all dance DoSiDo with partner, all Adv&Ret 1 step
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s then ½ Fig of 8 round couple in 3rd place (4s), ending in 2nd place own sides (2s cross up to 1st place bars 15-16)
while 3s+4s dance ½ RH across, 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple in 3rd place (4s) and Adv&Ret 1 step. (2)1(4)3
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance full Ladies' Chain. Bars 23-24 1s+4+3s turn partner LH to face up in centre while 2s turn LH to 1st place own sides
25-32 1s+4s+3s dance Allemande. 2341

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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