Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Threads

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVER THREADS (S4x40) 4C set Rona Stevens Silver Collection

1- 8 1M also 3M set to 2L/4L and change places RH, 1L also 3L set to 2M/4M and change places RH
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s circle 4H to left ending 1s+3s facing up and 2s+4s facing down in middle, all Set&Link and end on sides
17-24 1s+4s (middle couples) ¾ turn 2H, dance ½ reel of 4 in middle and ¾ turn 2H to own sides. 2413
25-32 2s and 3s cast in 1 place, dance RH across and all set
33-40 4s+2s (top couples) also 3s+1s dance the Tournée:-
' 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 4s/3s face Men's side and 2s/1s Ladies' side), couples ½ wheel anticlockwise and Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1½ times (2s/1s RH, 4s/3s LH) and dance out to places. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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