Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

His Other Wife

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HIS OTHER WIFE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 2

1- 8 1s+2s+3s ½ turn RH, twirl and dance out to partner's place and chase clockwise ½ way ending with 2s facing 1st corner positions
9-16 2s dance Fig of 8 round 1st and 2nd corner positions ending 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s change places RH with person diagonal to right, new centre couple LH with person diagonal left, new centre couple RH diagonal to right, all cross LH (as "Cashmere Shawl")
25-32 1s+2s turn 1½ times on sides (LH Men's side and RH Ladies' side), 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s in and down to start)

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

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