Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sweet Basil

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SWEET BASIL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Priscilla Burrage Cross Country Capers

1- 8 1s cross down to dance mirror reels on opposite sides. 2s end in 1st place, 1s end in middle 2nd place, BtoB facing opposite sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s set as Double Triangles, 1s dance out and casts to right round 1st corner); 1s pass partner to end BtoB, 1L facing down, 1M facing up and set as Double Triangles
17-24 1L dances down between 3s and casts to left (round 3L) while 1M dances up between 2s and left (round 2M) to 2nd places own side; 2s+1s+3s turn RH
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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