Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pretty Face

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PRETTY FACE (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Terry Glasspool And Sue Hall An Itch To Dance

1- 8 1s set and cross down to 2nd place opposite sides (no hands), 1s+3s dance ½ R&L (RH on sides to start) 2(3)1
9-16 3s+1s set (down/up), 1s dance up making an arch and cross as 3s dance under and cross to other side and loop round, 1s+3s set (across) 2(1)3
17-24 2M+1L and 2L+1M set (across), 2M+1L and 2L+1M dance across with arch made by 2L+1M crossing and loop round to 1s facing down 2s up and set 1(2)3
25-32 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners dance clockwise ½ way to line up/down (RH to partner), Balance-in-Line and ¾ turn partner RH. 2(1)3
33-40 1s dance round 4th corner to 2nd place own side and 2s+1s+3s advance and retire

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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