Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Oyster Girl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OYSTER GIRL (J4x32) 4C set Wesley Clindinning Canada's Irish Rover

1- 8 1s dance down the middle and cast round 3s to original place while 4s cast up to top and dance down middle to original place. 1s and 4s set.
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8 (1s and 3s cross down, 2s and 4s cast up)
17-20 1s and 3s giving RH cross down through couple below and cast up to partner's place.
21-24 2s and 4s giving LH cross up through couple above and cast to partner's place. (1)(2)(3)(4)
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ LH across, 1s+3s dance ½ RH across, 1s+4s dance ½ LH across, all set. 2341

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



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