Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

John's Jig (Reeve)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOHN'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Reeve Berkhamsted Golden

1- 8 1s+2s set, petronella in tandem ½ way round. (2)(1)3
9-16 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
17-24 Reels of 3 on sides, 1s pass 2s (at top) RSh
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ RH across, set and 1s cast to 2nd place and turn RH (2s step up (29-30))

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Also see the dance John's Jig (Keppie) by Maggie and Duncan Keppie.

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