Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nellie Mckenzie's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NELLIE MCKENZIE'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) K Bennet Vancouver Ruby Anniv Collection

1- 8 1s turn R hand and cast off (2s step up on 3-4) 1s turn L hand, retain L hands and take R hands with 1st corners, ready to balance-in line
9-16 1s dance the Spoke ending between 1st corners but no hands joined
17-24 1s dance LSh reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 2nd corners to begin
25-28 1L continues to dance down and out around 3M while 1M casts down around 3L
29-32 1s meet and lead up, Cross&Cast into 2nd place on own sides

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

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