Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ruth's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUTH'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Duncan Brown Dunnington Collection 2

1- 8 1s Set&Cast 1 place, 1s turn LH 1½ times to face 1st corners
9-12 1s dance ½ diag reel of 4 with 1st corners and pass LSh to face 2nd corners
13-16 1s dance ½ diag reel of 4 with 2nd corners 1s ending in middle 1M facing down and 1L up
17-24 1s turn LH 1½ times while corners chase clockwise ½ way, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s)
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

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