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0 00:00Shiftin' Bobbins R32 · 3/4L
Roy Clowes: Ormskirk Scottish Dances - Memorial Edition · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down RH (2c up) to 2plx in DTr position with corners | set as DTr ; cast up, meet and dance down to 2pl in middle
9–
2M+1W+3M RHA, while{4} 2W+1M+3W LHA ; 1c followed by 2c+3c dance down the middle
17–
3c+2c+1c dance up the middle, 3c casting to 3pl, flowing into ; 1W+2M+3M LHA, while{4} 1M+2W+3W RHA
25–
1c dance to top, cast off one ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c.

0 00:00The Dream Catcher S96 · 4S
Eileen Orr: RSCDS XLV 9 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Part 1

1–
All Circle8 and back
9–
The Swirl: 1c+3c turn RH into Allemande hold facing in | dance Lsh round other C half way ; 1c+3c LHA, on [16] let go and swivel L to face side couples, BtoB with P, 1c below 3c
17–
Parallel Rsh Reels4 across, finish as at start
25–
All set | 1M+3W & 3M+1W NHJ dance out between side couple, cross and cast to own places, change place with P RH

Part 2

1–
All set | advance to middle and form circle ; retire with cnr | set
9–
1W+4M & 3W+2M R&L, starting across the set
17–
1M+2W & 3M+4W R&L, starting across the set
25–
All set | advance to middle and form circle ; retire with P | set

Part 3

1-24
2c+4c starting, repeat part 1, 9-32 in the other orientation (The Swirl, Reels4 up/dn, return to places)
25–
All Circle8 and back

0 00:00Joe MacDiarmid's Jig J32 · 4/4L
Joan Richards: Five Scottish Country Dances 1982 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All A&R ; turn P RH, finish with 1c facing 4c in the middle NHJ
9–
1c+4c A&R up/down, finish as started ; 1c turn 2c & 4c turn 3c on the sides EH (start between them) (to 1,2,3,4)
17–
1c lead down the centre, cross below 3c, cast behind 4c ; ½ Fig8 up round 4c (2c+3c+4c up) (2,3,4,1)
25–
All Circle8 and back

0 00:00Eileen Watt's Reel R32 · 3/3L
John Wilkinson: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; cross down LH between 3c and cast up (2,1,3)
9–
2c+3c petronella to midline and set ; 1c petronella to midline, 1W finishing between 2c facing down and 1M between 3c facing up | all set
17–
2W+1W, 2M, 3W, 1M+3M dance Reel4 on midline, the tandem pairs changing lead at the ends, 2M & 3W don't pass last Lsh but curve in to finish BtoB, all W facing up, M down
25–
All chase clw to own side (3,1,2) ; All turn P RH

0 00:00Ythanside S32 · 3/4L
John Drewry: Summer Collection 1986 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cross down (2c up) ; cast R (W up. M down) in through ends and cross RH to facing lines of 3 across (1M+2c & 1W+3c) for
9–
Reels3 across, Rsh to 3cnr
17–
In lines across set | cross RH ; set | 1c cast clw to outside 2pl own side while{2} 2M+3M & 2W+3W turn BH ½, coming in towards the middle (BtoB with partner) and opening into
25–
2M+1M+3M & 2W+1W+3W circle3 left {3} breaking (3W and 2M leading) into circle6 L (to 2,1,3)

0 00:00The Bees of Maggieknockater J32 · 4/4L
John Drewry: The Canadian Book of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA, finish as pairs 1M+3W & 3M+1W facing out on W/M side in promhold
9–
Pairs+ 2c+4c Rsh ½Reels3 on sides ; pairs meet & take P in promhold for Lsh ½Reels3 on sides
17–
Meet and repeat (as pairs Rsh ½Reels3 ; with P Lsh ½Reels3)
25–
1c (passing inside) turn 3c 1½ Easy Hand ; 1c cross and passing inside turn 4c EH 1½ (to 2,3,4,1)

0 00:00Polharrow Burn R32 · 5/5L
Hugh Foss: Magazine Dances 2005-2009 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c cross | cast off (2c+4c up) ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c/4c (2,1,4,3,5)
9–
1c+3c turn P RH ; turn P LH to face 1cnrs while{8} 2c+5c cross RH and chase clw. to other end of set (2M & 5W leading P) (5,1,4,3,2)
17–
diag. ½Reels4 with 1cnrs (1diags.) (pass Lsh) ; repeat on 2diags.
25–
Repeat with 3cnrs (1diags) ; 1c+3c turn LH and cast off on own side (4c+5c up) (2,4,1,5,3)

0 00:00Rose of Dunure S32 · 3/3L
Stephen Webb · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down RH to 2plx (2c up) | 2c+1c set ; 1c cross down LH (3c up) | 3c+1c set (2,3,1)
9–
Mirror Reels3 on sides (2c&1c start with a cast, 3c in and down), giving hands on [11-12] 1c cross up LH to opposite reel, 2c finish with loops and 1x face out (to 2,3,1x)
17–
1c cast up one as 3c dance down and loop into 3pl | 1c turn RH ½ and twirl to own side | cast R round 3cnr to between end cpls
25–
1c meet and turn 1W under joined R arms while{2} 2c+3c turn RH ½ and all face down in the middle | continue as The Knot (3,1,2)

0 00:00Silver Heather J32 · 3/4L
Els van der Kamp: Eight by Thirty-Two · Crib: Eric's E-cribs

1–
1W followed by 1M cast off (2c up on 3-4) and cross ; 2c+1c RHA (1W face out)
9–
1W followed by 1M cast off (3c up on 11-12) and cross ; 1c+3c LHA (2,3,1)
17–
1c cross RH | cast up (3c down) ; 1c petronella turn | all set in lines across
25–
1c cross RH up/down | cast R while{4} 2M+3M & 2W+3W dance BtoB ; all turn P RH (2,1,3)

0 00:00Schiehallion M128 · 4S
Hugh A Thurston: Schiehallion · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Strathspey

1-16
'Chorus' ½G-Chain (1 step/hand, start with P) ; all set H.Schottische to P. Repeat [1-8], M finish in centre & face out
17–
'Diamond' All M dance a fling step (e.g. rocking step) while{8} W Petronella, ending ½.way round
25–
All pairs Turn RH ½, all W ½ LHA ; all turn P RH 1¼ (to places)
33-48
'Chorus' Repeat [1-16], finishing for
49–
'Criss-cross' All ½RHA, W in middle, M outside ; All W dance to place of the M in front while{2} he dances to place of the W in front | Change back the same way (W pass behind M !) to original wheel
57–
Repeat [49-54] | dance out to original positions and clap twice

Reel

1-16
'Chorus' All ½ G-Chain (1 step per hand, start with P) ; all turn P twice with R arm in elbow grip. Repeat [1-8], to places
17–
'Turn and round'1c+3c set advancing and turn opposite BH ; Circle4 L, to places
25–
2c+4c repeat
33-48
'Chorus' Repeat [1-16], W finish facing out
49-64
' Schiehallion Reel' All M dance through the centre to next W's place on R while{2} all W dance loop R to P's place | repeat interchanging M and W ; repeat these 4 bars 3 times to finish in own place

0 00:00Pelorus Jack J32 · 3/4L
Barry Skelton: RSCDS XLI 1 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH, cast (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA, finish 1M facing 1cnr, 1W behind him
9–
1c in tandem +1cnrs ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 3W (1M & 1W loop R singly for lead change, so 1W now leads P) ; ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 2W (+ lead change)
17–
Continue pattern twice
25–
2c+1c LHA ; 1c turn LH ½ | all set (2,1,3)

0 00:00Fisherman's Reel R32 · 5S
Petyt, Sue / Gamon, Jane: Dunblane Holiday · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Square set plus 5M / 5W in middle face P with backs to 4c / 2c

1–
1c+2c+3c+4c circle8 and back while{8} 5c turn RH ; turn LH 1½
9–
5M+2c & 5W+4c RHA ; 5M+1c & 5W+3c LHA
17–
1c+5M+2c & 3c+5W+4c (couples in promhold) Reels3 Rsh to side couple, 5c meets (5M swivels L) and takes promhold facing 1c
25–
(all C promhold) 5c+1c change places Rsh | 1c+4c repeat ; 4c+3c repeat | 3c+2c repeat, 2c is the new centre couple.

0 00:00Alison Rose S32 · 4/4L
Derek Ivory: Imperial Book of Scottish Country Dances - Volumes 1-3 · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c lead down the middle and loop up into 4pl (2c+3c+4c up) ; all set | Circle8 L for two places
9–
all M (at top) LHA while{4} all W (below) RHA ; Continue both HA, but as each couple meets (order 1,4,3,2) they cross to the other wheel (W pass in front)
17–
As couples meet again the W join RH with P, the M dancing as if still in RHA, and (1c leading) unwind and lead up the middle and out to opposite sidelines {6} | all turn P RH ½ into
25–
1c+4c+3c+2c Allemande (to 2,3,4,1)

»Easier version« for [17-20]: As couples meet the W join NH with P who maintain RHA (continue as described

0 00:00A Flock of Geese J32 · 5/5L
Melbourne Briscoe: Slip Knot Collection and 7 more · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c+5c set advancing to line of six NHJ with P on the right | BiL ; 1c turn ¾ RH and cast to 5pl while{4} 3c+5c turn ¾ RH and lead up to 1pl / 3pl (3,2,5,4,1)
9–
3c+5c+1c repeat bars 1-8 from new places (5,2,1,4,3)
17–
1c followed by 5c lead down the middle ; and up to 2pl/4pl (2c+4c up) (2,5,4,1,3)
25–
2c+5c & 1c+3c R&L.

This dance is rather similar to Olivia Robert's »The Black Swans of Narrabeen«; the progression is different

0 00:00The Irish Rover R32 · 3/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c lead through 3c (2c up) and cast up ; 1M+3c and 1W+2c RHA, finish facing 1cnrs.
9–
1c+1cnrs ½Reel4, pass Lsh ; ½Reel4 with 2cnrs, fast ¾ LH turn in the centre
17–
1W+3c (at top) & 1M+2c Reels3 across (Lsh to 1cnr pos), (to 3x,1,2x)
25–
diagonal R&L (1M down,1W up) (2,1,3)

0 00:00The Path Of Life J32 · 3/4L
Frans Ligtmans: Grand Chain and Allepouss · Crib: Eric's E-cribs · Diagram: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast off (2c up) ; turn LH to 1cnr
9–
Turn CPCP, finish facing 1cnrs
17–
“Corners Pass and Turn” (1c+1cnrs pass Rsh, and 1cnrs turn RH | pass back and 1c pass Rsh to face 2cnr ; repeat with 2cnrs) (2,1,3)
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back