Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tying The Knot (Glasspool/Hall)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TYING THE KNOT (S4x40) 4C set Terry Glasspool And S Hall 7 Year Itch

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round, turn partners 2H and chase clockwise ½ way (in 2 separate groups of 4)
9-16 1s+4s dance LH across while others chase clockwise to opposite ends, 1s and 4s lead out of ends of set, cross and cast to end 3142
17-24 1s+4s dance the Knot to end 3412
25-32 Top 3 Men turn bottom 3 Ladies RH and 4s+1s turn partner LH, top 3 Ladies turn bottom 3 Men RH and 4s+1s ¾ turn partner LH to end in line in middle Men facing up Ladies down
33-40 4s+1s set, dance ½ reel of 4 and ¾ turn partners RH to end 3142

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance Tying The Knot (Keppie) by Maggie and Duncan Keppie.
Also see the dance Tying The Knot (Maarseveen) by Irene van Maarseveen.

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