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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 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 (3s at top)
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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