Fine Fettle

3 couple dance in 4 couple set. 48 bar Jig.
Suggested Tunes: Jig of Slurs, Echoes of Oban, Donald Ian Rankine, Hot Punch.

1-4 1st couple turn each other by the right hand and cast off one place on own side. 2nd couple step up on bars 3 and 4.

5-8 1st couple dance half figure of eight round 2nd couple to finish in second place wrong side.

9-12 1st couple set, petronella turn to finish in centre of dance:- 1st man facing 2nd man, and 1st lady facing 3rd lady.

13-16 1st couple set to and turn the person facing with right hands.

17-20 1st man dances a half reel of three with 2nd couple while the 1st lady dances a half reel of three with the 3rd couple. (2nd and 3rd couples change sides, and 1st couple finish facing each other up and down the dance), ready for:-

21-24 1st couple turn each other with right hands to finish in second place on own side.

25-28 1st couple set, petronella turn to finish in centre of dance:- 1st man facing 3rd man, and 1st lady facing 2nd lady.

29-32 1st couple set to and turn the person facing with right hands.

33-36 1st man dances a half reel of three with 3rd couple while the 1st lady dances a half reel of three with the 2nd couple. (2nd and 3rd couples finish on own sides of the dance while the 1st couple finish facing up and down the dance, ready for:-

37-40 1st couple turn each other left hand to finish in the centre of the dance, ready for:-

41-44 1st man dances a right hand wheel with the 3rd couple while at the same time the 1st lady dances a right hand wheel with the 2nd couple, they pass each other right shoulder in the middle of the dance, ready for:-

45-48 1st man dances a left hand wheel with the 2nd couple, while at the same time the 1st lady dances a left hand wheel with the 3rd couple, finishing in 2nd place on own side.

Repeat from 2nd place.

Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Sheet No.50 : Bill Hamilton (Edinburgh) 1976.