Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lossie Lass

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOSSIE LASS (R4x40) 4C set Margaret Talbot
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s set and 1s+4s cast in as 2s and 3s cross up/down, all dance ½ double ½ Figs of 8 to end 2(1)4(3)
9-16 1s+4s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1L followed by 1M dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (LSh to 2M) as 4L followed by 4M dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 3s (LSh to 3M) ending 1s+4s facing corners 1L/2M, 1M/2L, 4L/3M and 4M/3L
25-32 1s+4s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end facing opposite corner
33-40 4s cross up between 2s and cast to end 2nd place own sides as 1s cross down between 3s and cast to end 3rd place opposite sides

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

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