Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Greeting Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GREETING JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) M McLaughlin Spring Creek Collection

1- 8 1s set and cross RH, 1s set to 2s and change places (RH Men's side, LH Ladies')
9-12 1s set to 3s and change places with other hand (LH Men's side, RH Ladies')
13-20 1s dance Fig of 8 round 3s
21-24 1s lead up to top crossing and cast to 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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


Image copyright Rod Waddington from Kergunyah, Australia (Greeting a Friend, Tigray) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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