Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jean Sim's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JEAN SIM'S JIG (J8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry 1975 Summer Coll 6

1- 8 1s lead down (3 bars), turn 1½ RH (3 bars) and dance up to 2nd place opposite sides facing out (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 2s+1s dance ½ Double Fig of 8 (2s cross down, 1s dance out/up); 2s+1s turn on sides (2L+1M RH, 2M+1L LH)
17-24 1L+2M nearer hands joined dance across between partners, separate and cast back to Ladies' side; 1s nearer hands joined dance up and cast to 2nd place own side
25-32 1M+2L nearer hands joined dance across between partners, separate and cast back to Men's side; 2s join LH, dance down between 1s, cross and cast up to 1st place own sides

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


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