Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Katrina's Kapers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KATRINA'S KAPERS (R5x32) 5C Andrew Osbourne The Reel

1- 4 All set, 1s and 2s rotating by right on bar 2 and 1s+2s chase clockwise 1 place while 3s cast and 4s step up
5- 8 1s+2s chase clockwise 1 place to face partners, 2s cross RH as 1s dance in, touch RH and turn about to BtoB facing 1st corners while
4s+3L and 3M+5s RH across. 3s finish facing 1st corners. 21435
9-16 1s and 3s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to face 3rd corner
17-20 1s and 3s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners, end in centre facing partner (Men face down, Ladies face up). 21435
21-24 1s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH and cast to 3rd/5th place (4s+5s step up 23-24). 24153
25-32 2s+4s also 5s+3s circle 4H round and back while 1s (middle couple) turn RH and turn LH (alternatively 1s birl)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Katrina's Kapers' page