The Slip Knot
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE SLIP KNOT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 3
1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s) and end BtoB Lady facing up
17-24 1s circle 3H round (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1M dances up between 2s and casts to 2nd place opposite sides while 1L crosses down and casts up
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 1st corner and end crossing RH to 2nd place own sides
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationA slip knot (or running knot) is one of two different classes of knot. The most common are knots which attach a line to an object and tighten when tension is applied to the free end of the line. The other is a type of knot designed to bind one end of a rope to the middle of another, while allowing the knot to slide along the rope.
The Running Bowline, A Type Of Slip Knot
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