Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Thistle Welcome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THISTLE WELCOME (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Margaret Rowe Rose and Thistle

1- 8 1s lead down crossing below 3s and cast up to 2nd place, dance up between 2s and cast back to 2nd place
9-16 1s turn 3s on sides (LH Ladies' side and RH Men's side), 1s turn 2s on sides (RH Ladies' side and LH Men's side)
17-24 1s dance RH across Man with 2s and Lady with 3s, 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 giving RSh to 4th corner
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, dance DoSiDo with partner and set

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Scotland's Thistle
Scotland's Thistle

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