Scotch Cap
for a line of three couples
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr (with help from Lord Henry)
Music: On the Banks of the Hellicon, by the Baltimore Consort (needs to be doctored slightly)
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1: Couples take inside hands and go forward a double.
2: Fall back a double.
Verse 1, Part B
1&2: That again.
Note: Just like Picking of Sticks, in order to complete the instruction given, the chorus for part one needs to be repeated three times, which is a change from the usual version that repeats the entirety of part 1 three times.
Chorus 1, Part A
1: The two upper women and the two lower men fall back a double from each other.  This means that women one and two fall back a double diagonally up the set, while men two and three fall back a double diagonally down the set.
2: The people who fell back slip forward by their right shoulders, passing front to front with their counterpart to end up one position down and on the opposite side of the line (w1 switch w/ m2, w2 switch w/ m3).
3&4: Man one and woman three switch places.
Chorus 1, Part B
1: The two upper women and the two lower men (who are not the people who fell back last time, and who are on the opposite sides of the set from before) fall back a double diagonally from each other.
2: These people slip forward by their right shoulders, passing front to front, to end up one position down and on the opposite side of the line.
3&4: The lower woman and the upper man switch places.
Chorus 1, Part C
1: The two upper women and the two lower men fall back a double diagonally from each other.
2: These people slip forward by their right shoulders, shoulders, passing front to front with their counterpart to end up one position down and on the opposite side of the line.
3&4: The lower woman and the upper man switch places.
Chorus 1, Part D
1: The two upper women and the two lower men fall back a double diagonally from each other.
2: These people slip forward by their right shoulders, passing front to front, changing places.
3&4: The lower woman and the upper man switch places.
Chorus 1, Part E
1: The two upper women and the two lower men fall back a double diagonally from each other.
2: These people slip forward by their right shoulders, passing front to front, changing places.
3&4: The lower woman and the upper man switch places.
Chorus 1, Part F
1: The two upper women and the two lower men  fall back a double diagonally from each other.
2: These people slip forward by their right shoulders, passing front to front, changing places.
3&4: The lower woman and the upper man switch places.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side left.
Verse 2, Part B
1&2: Side right.
Chorus 2, Part A
1: Men all take hands, women all take hands, fall back a double from your partner.
2: Forward a double forming into a face-to-face circle ("men turn your faces one toward the other").
3&4: The middle couple bursts through their circles to turn each other all the way around, "flinging" the ends of their lines behind them to turn each other (men 1 and 3 turn, women 1 and 3 turn).  Return to your regular places at the end.
Chorus 2, Part B
1: All fall back a double again.
2: Forward a double to form back-to-back circles on each side.
3&4: Find your partner and turn them all the way around.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1&2: Arm left.
Verse 3, Part B
1&2: Arm right.
Chorus 3, Part A
1: Men all take hands, women all take hands, men slip up the hall and women slip down to form one line.
2&3: Man three and woman one drop hands with the other men and women, take hands with each other.  Hey hand by hand back to your partner.
4: Turn your partner around.
Chorus 3, Part B
1: Men all take hands, women all take hands, women slip up the hall and men slip down to form one line.
2&3: Woman three and man one drop hands with the other men and women, take hands with each other.  Hey hand by hand back to your proper places.
4: Turn your partner around.