The Kirrie Kebbuck

32 bar Strathspey.

1-4 1st and 2nd couples dance four hands once round to original places.

5-8 Taking hands at the sides, 1st and 2nd couples set to partners and then 1st couple, giving right hands, cross down to 2nd place, while 2nd cast up to top place.

9-10 2nd couple, followed by 1st, lead down, while 3rd follows 1st up to the top and

11-12 3rd couple cross over, giving right hands, while 1st and 2nd turn by the right hand half round. (1st couple end on own sides, 2nd and 3rd on opposite sides).

13-16 Taking hands at the sides, all advance (one step), retire (one step) and cross, giving right hands to partners.

17-20 3rd, 1st and 2nd couples dance six hands once round.

21-24 All turn partners by the left hands once round. (Couples end in the order 3,1,2, with 1st on opposite sides.)

25-28 3rd, 1st and 2nd couples dance half a grand chain (three hands).

To begin, 3rd dance across, 1st down, 2nd up.

29-32 1st couple turn by the right hand once round, while 2nd and 3rd advance (one step), retire (one step) and cross back to own sides, giving right hands.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

Dance devised by Hugh Foss.

Tune: The Kirrie Kebbuck, by J. Scott Skinner (The Monikie Series, No.1).

Copyright, 1970, by Hugh Foss, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.

Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Sheet No.44.