Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Road To The Border

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROAD TO THE BORDER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Elaine Brunken Moments in Time

1- 8 1s+2s+3s cross RH, set, cross LH, set
9-16 1s turn RH, cast off 1 place (2s step up), cross LH and cast to Left, 1L down, 1M up, to finish BtoB in centre facing opposite sides
17-24 All set as in Double Triangles, 1s turn 1st corners RH to finish BtoB again, facing opposite sides; set as in Double Triangles, 1s turn 2nd corners LH. Finish 1L between 3s, 1M between 2s
25-32 1s dance RSh Reels of 3 across (1M with 2s, 1L with 3s), 1s pass LSh to 2nd place

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

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