Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Weaver

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WEAVER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) James B. Cosh 22 SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s dance ½ LH across, 1s lead up 1 place and 1L casts up to top as 1M casts down
9-16 1s dance ½ RSh reels of across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides ending in centre facing partner
17-24 1s turn RH and change places LH with 3s (in 1st place) on own sides, 3s turn RH and change places LH with 2s on sides
25-32 2s turn RH and change places LH with 1s on sides, 1s lead up and cast to 2nd places

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

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Weaving is the textile art in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads, called the warp and the weft, are interlaced with each other to form a fabric or cloth.

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A Woman Weaver With A Manual Loom

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