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Betty's Fancy

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BETTY'S FANCY (S5x32) 5C set Stafford Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance 3C Knot while 4s+5s dance 2C Knot. 32154
9-12 1L crosses up to dance ½ reel of 3 with 2M+3M while 1M crosses down to dance ½ reel of 3 with 5L+4L
13-16 1L crosses down to dance ½ reel of 3 with 3L+2L while 1M crosses up to dance ½ reel of 3 with 5M+4M (as Inveran Reels). 23145
17-24 1s dance the Stafford Knot:-
' 1s cross down RH below 4s to cast up and cross RH to own side, 1s cast down to cross up LH to 3rd place opposite sides
25-28 2s+3s dance R&L (1 bar per hand) while 1s+4s+5s dance Grand Chain for 4 bars
29-32 2s+3s turn 2H once round while 4s+5s+1s turn 2H 1½ times. 23451

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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