Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Twa Thistles

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TWA THISTLES (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 2

1- 8 1M+2M also 2L+3L Set Link while 3M+1L set and change places RH, 1s+2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
9-16 Repeat back to original positions
17-24 2s dance reels of 3 across (2M with 1s and 2L with 3s)
25-32 1M+2M also 2L+3L turn LH, 1s+2s cross RH and dance ½ RH across. 213

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

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"Twa thistles" is Scots for "two thistles".

Twa Thistles
Twa Thistles

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