Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Whom He 'Luffet' Best

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHOM HE 'LUFFET' BEST (R4x32) 4C Set Barry Skelton Brig O' Balgownie

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place (2s and 3s step down/up 3-4); 1s and 4s cross LH, Ladies cast up, Men cast down to line of 4 in centre, 1L 4L 1M 4M
9-12 1L+2s also 4M+3s dance ½ LH across while 1M+4L ½ turn LH
13-16 1s+4s turn partner ¼ RH and dance RH across once round. Two Ladies and two Men retain RH and end on own sides facing out while 2s and 3s turn partner 1½ LH. 2143
17-20 1L+4L cross RH and cast round nearest corner into centre as 1M+4M dance likewise
21-24 1s and 4s nearer hands joined dance down/up towards each other, 1s+4s set to each other, Ladies pull back RSh, Men LSh and dance out to own side. 2413
25-32 All dance RSh reel of 4 on sides

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

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