Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Haymakers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HAYMAKERS (J4x48) 4C set RSCDS Book 2

1- 8 1L+4M turn RH and back to place, 1M+4L turn RH and back to place
9-16 Repeat with LH turns
17-24 Repeat with 2 hand turns
25-32 Repeat with DoSiDo
33-40 Repeat with a bow and courtesy
41-48 1s cast to bottom on own sides followed by 2s+3s+4s, form an arch and 2s+3s+4s dance under to new places

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Haymakers Painting Image
The Haymakers
"The Hay Harvest" Pieter Brueghel The Elder (1526/1530-1569), Oil On Panel, c. 1565


Image Copyright Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/1530-1569) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
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