Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Kale Pot

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE KALE POT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd SCD Archives

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, Set&Cast 1 place (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 1M+2s also 1L+3s dance RH across and LH back. 1s end facing 2nd corners
17-20 1s set ½ HS (to right) and turn 2nd corners LH to end between corners and facing 1st corners
21-24 1s set ½ HS (to left) and turn corner RH to end in middle in 2nd place, BtoB facing opposite sides
25-32 1s circle 3H round to left with 2nd and 1st corners (2 bars), all turning into place (1s between corners); 1s turn 2H 1½ times to 2nd place own sides

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


Dance Information

A dictionary of the Scottish language tells us that a kale pot (or kale-pat) is a pottage pot or a pot in which broth is made.

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Kale Pot - Pottage Pot


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