Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Smiddy Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SMIDDY JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alan MacPherson

1- 8 1s set, cross (no hands) to 2nd place facing out and full turn 2s with nearer hand
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s dancing out and up to start), 1s end facing 1st corner
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners. All end on opposite side. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round to left ½ way, clap and turn partners RH

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

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