Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jim The Dancing Janny

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JIM THE DANCING JANNY (S3x32) 3C set John Foster St Ronan's SCD Club Innerleithen

1- 8 1s+3s dance RH across and chase clockwise ½ way round the set while 2s cast (2M up, 2L down), both Cross&Cast to each other's places and turn RH. (3)(2)(1)
9-16 2s dance down to bottom and cast up, dance up (no hands) between top couple and cast to 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(2)(1)
17-24 All turn partners RH, 3s+2s cross RH with partner, 2s+3s change places passing LSh on sides
25-32 3s+1s dance Transverse Rondel:
   25-27 Couple on Ladies' side make arch and change places with couple opposite, dancers cast away from each other and turn inwards to face up/down.
   28-30 1s (couple facing up) make arch and change places with 3s (couple facing down) 3s cross LH as they dance down
   31-32 3s cast up to 2nd place, 1s lead down and loop into 3rd place. 2 3 1

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

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