Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Little Donnie In The Pig Pen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LITTLE DONNIE IN THE PIG PEN (R3x48) 3C Set Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced!

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast to 2nd place (2s step up); 1s cross RH and cast to 3rd place (3s step up)
9-16 2s+3s+1s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/up, 3s out/down). 1s end facing 1st corners, 3s loop into 3rd place
17-24 1s dance 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with Petronella turn to 2nd place own side
25-32 1s turn 4th corner (on right) RH (4 bars); turn 3rd corner (on left) LH
33-40 2s+1s+3s advance and retire; 1s+3s set and link. 231
41-48 All circle 6H round and back

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

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