Scottish Country Dance InstructionTARTAN SHAWL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Martin Sheffield Valleys of Dauphine
1- 8 1s ½ turn RH, slip step down (as 2s step up) and up to top to end BtoB facing 2nd place opposite sides
9-12 1s set in double triangle position, 1s+2nd corners set facing each other diagonally while 1st corners change places RH
13-16 1s face up/down and set in double triangles, 1s+1st corners set facing each other diagonally while 2nd corners change places RH
17-24 1s face own sides and set in double triangles position, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and set in double triangles facing up/down
25-32 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners, 1s turn LH to own sides and set
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Detail From "Women At The Quern And Luaghad With A View Of Talyskir" Moses Griffith (1747-1819)
From Thomas Pennant's "A Tour in Scotland" Woodcut, c. 1772
The quern rests on the skirts of the woman on the right, possibly to catch grain.
Each is wearing a tonnag (a tartan shawl) over her shoulders.
Image copyright Moses Griffith [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.