Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nice Hands

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NICE HANDS (R4x32) Sq.Set Windermere Club

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All ½ turn partners RH and Men cast 1 place clockwise while Ladies dance ½ LH across and turn Man in opposite place RH to end on Man's left
17-24 Dancers in 1st+3rd places dance ½ R&L, dancers in 2nd+4th places dance ½ R&L
25-32 Men turn new partners RH and giving LH to next Lady (as for double triangles with Ladies BtoB in centre) set, Men turn new partners RH to place

Repeat with new partners Men having moved on 1 place anticlockwise

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

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