Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Three Shires

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE THREE SHIRES (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Dix Three Hands Across

1- 8 1s dance down the middle, set to partner and face up, 1M dances LH across with 2M+3M while 1L dances RH across with 2L+3L
9-16 1s dance up and cast 1 place to end LSh to LSh facing opposite sides, 1L dances RH across with 2s as 1M dances RH across with 3s
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with ¾ RH turn to 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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