Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mist On The Mountain

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MIST ON THE MOUNTAIN (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jim Rae To Be A Wind

1- 8 1s+2s face in diagonally, set and circle 4H ½ round to left; 1s+2s pull back RSh, dance out to opposite sides and cross RH with partner. 1s end facing out
9-12 1s cast round 3rd corners (1M up, 1L down), cross LH up/down middle
13-16 1s cast to left round 1st corners, dance in and turn LH to face 1st corner
17-20 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s pull back RSh to face 4th corner
21-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 4th corners. 1s pull back RSh to face 3rd corner
25-32 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ round (1s dance out through own side to begin) to end 2(1)3; 1s turn 2H 1½ times. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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