Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Tarry Hat Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TARRY HAT JIG (J8x40) 3C (4C set) John S Trew Martello Tower 3

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s turn 1½ RH to end in 2nd place opposite sides (Man facing down Lady up)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides1s pass 1st corner RSh to start
17-24 1s set to and turn 1st corners; set to and turn 2nd corners, ending in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 across (1M+2M and 1L+3L pass LSh to start). 1s end BtoB in middle, 1M facing up, 1L facing down
33-40 1s dance Double Triangles, 1s end in 2nd place own side

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

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