4x48 bar Jig for 4 couples in a (4-couple) longwise set Bars
1-4 4C dance up between 3&2C, cast off round 2C into 3rd position on own sides, 3C step down on bars 3&4 (1 – 2 – 4 – 3)
5-16 1+2+4C dance rights and lefts for three couples
17-24 4+3C dance half rights and lefts (1 – 2 – 3x – 4x) (end couples:) 4C cross right hand and cast up 1 place while 1C cross right hand and cast off 1 place, 2&3C stepping up / down on bars 19&20 (2 - 1x - 4 - 3x)
25-32 1+4C dance left hands across in a teapot once round, then 1s & 4s dance right shoulder round the person next to them (person of opposite sex, but on the same side; 1s round 2s, 4x round 3s), finishing facing that person
33-40 all dance reels of four on the sides, but at the end 1s and 4s do not pass left shoulder, finishing 4s facing 2s on the sides (2 – 4 – 1x – 3x)
41-48 4s and 2s change places right hand on the sidelines, then 4C+2C dance half a teapot right hands across (2x – 4x – 1x – 3x), all circle half way to the left only (3 – 1 – 4 – 2)
Ready to start from new positions (with former 2C as new 4C –dancing couple!)
Note: for [9-16] neither the instructions nor any notes say that 1W leads cclw, 3W leading clw is also possible
The first two turns are in Strathspey time, the second two are in Reel time.
01 – 02 All couples set joining hands on the sidelines.
03 – 06 Men retain hold of hands as long as comfortable, first man dances right shoulder round second lady, while second man dances right shoulder round third lady, while third man advances one step and casts up into first place to finish on men's side in the order 3, 1, 2.
07 – 08 All turn opposite person half way round with the right hand.
09 – 10 All set joining hands on the opposite sides.
11 – 14 Ladies repeat bars 3 – 6 accordingly (first and second lady dance right shoulder round their partners).
15 – 16 All turn partners half way round with the right hand.
17 – 24 Set and link for three couples twice.
25 – 32 Diagonal rights and lefts (first and second lady start crossingdown). First couple finish facing out.
33 – 40 First couple cast to the left round second corner position, turn partner with the left hand once round and dance left shoulder round third corner position into second place own side.
The order now is 3, 1, 2. Repeat with a new top couple.