The Sugar Loaf Jig
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE SUGAR LOAF JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 across (Lady up and Man down)
9-16 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1s pass LSh to face 2nd corners and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s end with ½ turn LH
17-24 1s dance RH across (1L+3s on Ladies' side, 1M+2s on Men's side); 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s end BtoB facing own sides
25-32 1s join hands with corners and set, 1s dance round each other by right into 2nd place opposite sides (corners continue setting); 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ round to places. 213
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationA sugarloaf was the traditional form in which refined sugar was produced and sold until the late 19th century when granulated and cube sugars were introduced.
A tall cone with a rounded top was the end-product of a process that saw the dark molasses-rich raw sugar refined into white sugar.
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