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Birlin' Sporrans

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BIRLIN' SPORRANS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Rosalind Morrison

1- 8 1s dance RSh round each other moving down (2s step up) and end BtoB in double triangle position (1L facing up to 2s and 1M down to 3s), all set, 1s turn 4th corner RH
9-16 1s turn 1st corner LH and all chase clockwise ½ way (1M between 3s at top, 1L between 2s at bottom)
17-24 1s change places RH up/down and cast to right into 2nd place own side while 2s+3s Advance diag and touch hands, Retire and all turn partners LH (3)1(2)
25-32 1s dance Diag R&L. 213
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round for 3 bars, pivot left and chase back to places

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


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