Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Primrose Path

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PRIMROSE PATH (S3x32) 3C Set Veronica Hughes Clifton Collection

1- 4 1s nearer hands joined dance down (2 steps), face each other and set
5- 8 1M dances down and casts up to 2nd place own side while 1L dances up and casts to 2nd place own side, 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners (2s step up 7-8)
9-12 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 with 2nd corners and turn LH to face 1st corners
13-16 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 with 1st corners and end 1M between 2s (in 3rd place) facing up, 1L between 3s (in 1st place) facing down
17-24 Lines of 3 across dance set and link for 3 twice to end 1M between 2s (in 1st place), 1L between 3s (in 3rd place)
25-32 1s set advancing, turn ¾ RH to face down (1L on 1M's left); 1s+3s turn 1½ to change places (1M+3M RH, 1L+3L LH). 231

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

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