Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jessie's Fancy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JESSIE'S FANCY (R8x40) 3C (4C set) J Trevor Stephenson The Ayton Collection

1- 8 1s set, Cross&Cast to 2nd place (2s step up bars 5-6), 1s cross RH to opposite sides and face out
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides (1L down, RSh to 3L, 1M up, RSh to 2M ), to finish 1s end passing LSh to centre facing own sides
17-20 1s dance RH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s), 1s finish in 2nd place on opposite sides (1M/1L facing down/up, 2L/3M facing down/up)
21-24 1M followed by 2L+2M and 1L followed by 3M+3L chase clockwise to finish 2s/3s in 3rd/1st place opposite sides. (3)1(2)
25-32 1s set, 1M casts up above 1st place, across the top, casts off to 2nd place opposite side while 1L casts down below 3rd place, across the bottom, casts up to 2nd place opposite side
33-36 1s dance LH across (Lady with 3s and Man with 2s), 1s finish 2nd place opposite sides (1M/1L facing up/down, 2M/3L face up/down)
37-40 1M followed by 2M+2L also 1L followed by 3L+3M chase clockwise. 213

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

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