Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Look No Hands (Johnston)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Look No Hands (S3x32) (3C set) Susan M Johnston

1-4 1C set, cast down 1 place.
5-8 1C cross RSh, dance out to right, while 2C and 3C set, cross RSh. All finish facing up/down.
9-12 1C swap RSh up/down, dance out to right, finishing in 2nd place on wrong sides, while 2C and 3C set, swap RSh. All finish on wrong sides facing clockwise.
13-16 All chase clockwise halfway.
17-28 Repeat bars 5-16, but all using LSh throughout and chasing anticlockwise.
29-32 1C set, cast to 3rd place.

Finish 2, 3, 1. Repeat with new top couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Susan M Johnston, Tadley Scottish Dancers, August 2020)

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


Dance Information

Also see the dance Look! No Hands! (Phillips).
Also see the dance Look! No Hands! (Prior).

Devised during the Covid19 pandemic, this dance involves no touching of hands to help with social distancing.



Dance information by the deviser, Susan M Johnston, CC BY-SA Jan 2016.
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