Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Fairest Cape

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FAIREST CAPE (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Terry Lynne-Harris Many Happy Hours: Pretoria 35th

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s; 1s turn 2H remaining in centre facing each other, 1s+2s set with 1s advancing to end BtoB (2s step up 5-6)
9-16 RSh reels of 4 across, bars 15-16 1s dance across/down to 2nd place own sides
17-24 2s+1s dance Slip Knot (as Knot but bars 23-24 1s+2s dance ½ LH across)
25-32 1s set, cross RH, cast up round 2s and cross to 2nd place own side. 2 1

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

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