Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nelson's Flower

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NELSON'S FLOWER (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Duncan Brown Bovey Collection

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s turn 2H 1½ times opening out to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set to and turn 1st corner 2H; set to and turn 2nd corner 2H ending with 1s leading 2nd corner into...
17-22 1M+2s and 1L+3s circle 3H round to left (3 bars), opening out into 6H ½ round to left (3 bars). All finish on sides. (3)1(2)
23-24 All 3 couples set
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (Man down, Lady up). 213

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

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