Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Weaver Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WEAVER STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Stuart Ross, 2008

1- 8 1s and 4s turn 2H (4 bars) to face up nearer hands joined; 1s cast to 4th place, 4s dance up to top and face out
9-16 ½ Mirror reels of 4 on sides (4s out/down, 1s in/up), 2s and 3s do not pass LSh; All turn LH to original place (1s and 4s with partner, 2L+3L, 2M+3M)
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance R&L
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s dance ½ LH across, 1s+4s dance ½ RH across, all cross RH

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

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