Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Toast To Tobie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TOAST TO TOBIE (J4x32) 4C set Wouter Joubert Many Happy Hours

1- 8 1s+3s petronella turn to centre and set (2s and 4s step up 1-2); 1s+3s ½ turn partner LH, cast (1L/3L LSh round 2L/4L, 1M/3M LSh round 2M/4M), pass partner LSh and finish in centre in 1st/3rd place facing opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RSh reels of 4 across. Bars 15-16: 1s and 3s turn partner ¾ RH to line of 4 up/down centre (Men face up, Ladies down)
17-24 1s+3s dance ½ RSh reel of 4; 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance RH across
25-32 3s and 1s set advancing, turn partner ¾ 2H to face up nearer hands joined between 2s/4s; 3s and 1s cast to 2nd/4th place and all set. 2341

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

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