Dance The Lovers' Knot 3972

Strathspey · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

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Intensity
800/800/800/844/866 = 50% (1 turn), 37% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
For bars 9-12 some prefer ...

For bars 9-12 some prefer to set in the middle, to make a more realistic "Lovers' Knot", but the official revised text of 2014 does not mention this variant.

The Lovers' Knot 3/4L · S40

1–
1c Fig8 round 2c
9–
1c set twice ; turn twice BH
17–
1c lead down the middle (2c up) ; and up to face 1cnrs,
25–
1c set to and turn corners
33–
Reels3{6} on the sides (Lsh to 1cnrs) | 1c cross RH to 2pl

The Lovers' Knot 3/4L · S40

1-8
1s dance full Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16
1s set twice & turn 2H twice
17-24
1s lead down the middle & back to face 1st corners
25-32
1s set & turn 1st corners, set & turn 2nd corners
33-40
1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners, 1s cross to 2nd place own sides

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