Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Washington's Ways

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WASHINGTON'S WAYS (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Elizabeth Lee Barnes Clipper Ships and Other Dances

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s with nearer hands joined set to 2L, turn inwards and set to 3M, set 3L, turn and set to 2M and end BtoB (Man facing up and Lady down)
17-24 1s dance Double Triangles (up/down)
25-32 1s dance RH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s), 1s turn LH while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
33-40 1s dance RH across with same couples (have changed places), 1s turn LH and end in 2nd places while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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