Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mantua Makers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MANTUA MAKERS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Hugh Foss Mantua-Makers Set

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (2s end facing out)
9-16 1s+2s+3s set; 1s+2s ½ turn on sides (Men RH and Ladies LH) while 3s set, all 3 couples set, 1s+3s ½ turn on sides (Men LH and Ladies RH) while 2s set
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in and up, 3s out and down to start) 1s end facing up between 3s who face down
25-28 1s+3s set, ¾ turn on sides (Men LH, Ladies RH) to end on sides with 3s facing out
29-32 1s+3s set, turning about (Men pull back LSh, Ladies RSh), change hands, 1s+3s ½ turn (Men RH, Ladies LH) to finish on sides, 3s facing out. 213
(On repeat 1s+3s turn once round, 1s end in 4th place)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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