Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lossie Lass

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOSSIE LASS (R4x40) 4C set Margaret Talbot, 2007
3s and 4s start on opposite sides.

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s set, 1s+4s cast in one place 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). End with 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; all 4 couples turn partner RH

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

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