Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Travelling Tinker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TRAVELLING TINKER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Margaret Henderson Imperial 3

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place into middle and dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)
9-16 1s+1st corners in prom hold (corners on outside) dance across clockwise to 2nd places and dance RH across ½ way (corners to places) while 2nd corners chase round clockwise to places, 1s continue turn RH into middle BtoB (Man facing up and Lady down)
17-20 1s dance LH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s)
21-32 1s+2nd corners in prom hold dance across anticlockwise to 2nd places and dance LH across ½ way while 1st corners chase anticlockwise, 1s continue turn LH to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s turn RH (4 bars)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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