Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

St Chad's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST CHAD'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set Ray Settrey Herrington Dances

1- 8 1s and 2s also 3s and 4s dance Double Fig of 8 (1s and 3s cast, 2s and 4s cross up to start)
9-12 1L followed by partner, casts round 2L, crosses to 3M place while 3M followed by partner, casts up round 2M, cross to 1L place. (3)2(1)4
13-16 3s and 2s dance RH across while 1s and 4s dance LH across
17-24 2s and 1s dance Ladies' Chain (1L "pirouettes" or pivots to change direction)
25-28 2s and 3s dance clockwise to change places while 1s and 4s dance clockwise to change places. (2)3(4)1
29-32 2s and 4s set and cross RH. 2341

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

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