Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Icebreaker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ICEBREAKER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Priscilla Burrage Cross Country Capers

1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
9-12 1s dance down under an arch made by 2s, 1s dance down and make an arch for 3s (who dance up to 2nd place)
13-16 1s dance up under arch made by 3s, 1s dance up and make an arch for 2s (who dance down to 2nd place)
17-24 1M+2L change places diagonally RH, 1M+3M change places diagonally LH, 1L repeats with 2M and 3L
25-32 1L followed by partner casts to 2nd place (1L crosses to Men's side), 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH to own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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