Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gypsy Weaver

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GYPSY WEAVER (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Denise Peet Between The Rivers

1- 8 1s+3s dance RSh ¾ round partner to end in line of four in middle (Ladies face down, Men up), ½ reel of 4, 1s+3s RSh ¾ round partner to own sides
9-16 2s+1s set and link, 3s+1s set and link
17-24 1s+3s+2s ½ RSh reel of 3 on own sides, 1L followed by partner casts up 1 place crossing to opposite sides and turning left turns partner LH to face 1st corners
25-32 1s pass and turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, pass and turn with 2nd corners, 1s ending 2nd place own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

This dance, Gypsy Weaver, was devised by Dr. Denise Peet of the RSCDS Washington DC Branch and published by Washington DC Dancers in Between the Rivers in 2006.

Recommended Music: The Gypsy Weaver by Liz Donaldson.

Gypsy Weaver
French Gypsy Weaver, c. 1908

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