Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Stonehaven Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

STONEHAVEN LASSIES (J3x32) 3C John Drewry The Greenburn Book 2
1-8 1s cross RH and cast, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M up round 2s, 1L down round 3s)
9-12 1s turn LH to face 2nd Corners while 2nd Corners set, 1s dance to 2nd corner position (pass 2nd corner RSh) while 2nd corners dance in
13-16 1s set facing each other while 2nd Corners turn LH, 2nd Corners dance back to place (pass 1s RSh) while 1s dance in to middle (1M above 1L)
17-24 1s+1st corners repeat 9-16, ending with 1s dancing in, passing LSh curving round into 2nd place opposite side facing out
25-32 1s dance LSh reel of 3 on opposite sides (1L+3M, 1M+2L pass LSh to begin). 1L crosses down from 1M place to 2nd place own side, while 1M crosses up from 3L place to 2nd place own side

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



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