Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

St Margaret's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST MARGARET'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 6

1- 8 1s lead down, cross below 4s, cast up behind 4s, dance up between 3s and cast up behind 2s to end at top in prom hold
9-16 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2M) and ½ reel of 3 across with 3s (LSh to 3L)
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across with 4s (RSh to 4M), 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (3s and 1s cast up to start)
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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