Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gretchen's Fancy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GRETCHEN'S FANCY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Marilyn Blaschke

1- 8 1s and 3s set and dance La Barratte:
   Man ½ turns Lady RH and retains hand but at arm's length from each other
   Man retraces steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
   Couples change places LH to opposite places (1)2(3)
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s out and down as 2s dance up between 1s) and 1s+2s continue reel to change places. 2(1)(3)
17-24 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s cross down), 1s dance up between 2s and cast back to 2nd place
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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