Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Schoon's Bairn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SCHOON'S BAIRN (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Loch Michigan SC Dancers Chicago 10th Anniv Collection

1- 8 1s set to 2s on sides, 1L+3M and 1M+3L set on diagonal, 1s set to each other and cast to 3rd place (2s+3s step up)
9-16 1s set to each other, 1L+2M and 1M+2L set on diagonal, 1s set to 3s on sides and cross up to 2nd place opposite sides (3s dance down to 3rd place)
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reflection reel of 3 on sides (1s out/up, 2s in/down, 3s in/up) taking hands when possible
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s dance up, 2s cross down). 2s+1s+3s turn RH
33-40 1s+2s dance LH across. 1s+3s dance RH across

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

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Schoon's Bairn' page