The Kitty Rae Strathspey
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Strathspey for 3C
1-8 1C set, cross RH, cast one place, and cross LH to own sides in 2nd place, 2C step up on bars 5 and 6.
9-12 1W & 2M, 1M & 3W set advancing and turn BH to end in a line up and down the set, 1W at the top facing up, 2M next facing down, 3W next facing up, and 1M at the bottom facing down WHILE 2W & 3M chase counter-clockwise to end 3M at the top facing 1W and 2W at the bottom facing 1M.
13-16 All set and turn petronella to sides, ending in order 1, 3, 2 on the women’s side and 3, 2, 1 on the men’s side.
17-20 3M & 2M (at the top) and 3W & 2W (at the bottom) – first diagonal – set and link.
21-24 3M, 1M, 2W, and 1W – second diagonal – LH across once round.
25-28 3M & 1M (at the bottom) and 2W & 1W (at the top) – second diagonal – set and link.
29-32 2M & 1M, 1W & 3W – first diagonal – RH across once round. End in order 2, 1, 3.
Suggested music is 8X32 Strathspeys (first tune Fiona Miller’s) from First Stop by Waverley Station.
This dance was written in honor of Mary Luce’s beloved cat Kitty Rae.