Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Flower Of Pitlochry

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FLOWER OF PITLOCHRY (A Dance For Ruth Taylor) (J8x48) 3C (4C set) Holly Boyd Célébrations

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig round 2s; 1s dance down between 3s and cast up into 3rd place opposite sides (2s+3s step up 7-8)
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 3s; 1s dance up and cast off (3s step down 13-14), passing LSh to BtoB in middle (1M facing down, 1L facing up)
17-24 All set as Double Triangles, 1s+1st corner turn LH and join RH with partner; all Balance-in-Line, 1s turn RH to end BtoB in middle (1M facing up, 1L facing down)
25-32 All set as Double Triangles, 1s+2nd corner turn RH and join LH with partner; all Balance-in-Line, 1s turn LH to 2nd place opposite side facing out
33-40 Reels of 3 on sides, 1s+2nd corner pass LSh to start, Bars 39-40 1L crosses down between 2s, 1M crosses up between 3s to 2nd place own side
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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