Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Gallant Weaver

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GALLANT WEAVER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Hugh Foss Dances To Song Tunes

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, cast (2s step up), cross LH and remain facing out
9-12 2s+3s dance RH across while 1s dance anticlockwise around them ½ way to 2nd place opposite sides. 2(1)3
13-16 1s set advancing and turn 2H once round
17-20 1M dances down, 1L up, out of ends, cast to Right while 2s+3s set to diag. opposite corner and dance to corner on their right
21-24 1M dances up, 1L down, all repeat bars 17-20
25-28 Repeat bars 17-20 but corners do not set; instead they dance 2 corner places to Right
29-32 1s set advancing, turn RH once round to 2nd place own sides. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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