Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gold In My Pocket

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GOLD IN MY POCKET (J4x48) 4C set The Gay Gordons Further Ado

1- 8 1s and 3s set and dance ½ Fig of 8 round couples below. All set (no hands), Ladies turning to face out on bar 8. (1)2(3)4
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Ladies' Chain but Men cross RH and turn Ladies LH on sides. Ladies end facing out
17-24 Ladies dance LSh round Man on their left, meet and pass giving RH in centre and dance RSh round partner (end beside partner)
25-32 Men repeat 17-24 casting behind partner, meet and pass giving RH in centre and dance LSh round Lady on left to end opposite partner. 3M and 1M face out. (2)1(4)3
33-40 1L followed by 1M and 3M followed by 3L chase ¼ clockwise to swap places; all set and all cross RH with partner. 2341
41-48 2s+3s also 4s+1s circle 4H round and back. (Last time through circle 8H round and back)

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

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