Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Sow's Tail

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SOW'S TAIL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) 5 Traditional SCDs 1965

1- 8 1s lead down and Cross&Cast down behind 3s to 3rd place, 3s+1s circle 4H round to left 1s casting to 2nd places as 3s lead down to place
9-16 1s crossing down dance ½ double Fig of 8 with 3s, 1s crossing up dance ½ double Fig of 8 with 2s (2s+1s+3s end on opposite sides)
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance DoSiDo, all turn 2H 1½ times
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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