Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Quarry Bank Weavers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE QUARRY BANK WEAVERS (R5x40) 5C set John Morris Vallin Collection 1

1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH, cast to 2nd/4th place (2s and 4s step up) 1s and 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 through end (1s up, 3s down)
9-16 1s+4s+3s circle 6H round to Left (3 bars), cross R foot over L and chase anticlockwise back. End 1L following 1M, 3M following 3L into...
17-20 2M+1s also 3s+5L dance RH across as 4s slow turn LH
21-24 2L+1s also 3s+5M dance LH across as 4s slow turn RH. End 1M followed by 1L just above set facing down, 3L followed by 3M just below set facing up
25-28 1s dance into 2nd place and turn ¾ RH to face up nearer hands joined, 3s dance similar and face down while 4s DoSiDo (pass RSh)
29-32 1s dance up, cast to 2nd place opposite sides, 3s dance down, cast up to 4th place opposite sides while 4s reverse DoSiDo (pass LSh)
33-40 1s+4s and 3s+5s set, dance ¾ double Fig of 8 (1s and 3s cast down, 4s and 5s cross up) 24153

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

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