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The Bonnie Tree

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THE BONNIE TREE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Romaine Butterfield RSCDS Book 46

1- 8 1s dance down below 3s and cast up behind 3s, dance up between 2s and cast to 2nd place
9-16 2s+1s+3s ½ turn partner 2H and twirl to opposite place, all circle 6H round to left ¾ way into lines across (Men facing down at top)
17-20 1s change places RH and cast right to 2nd place own side while (bar 19) 3M+2L change places diagonally RH
21-24 1s cross RH and cast right into middle while (bar 23) 2M+3L change places RH all end in lines across (Ladies facing down, Men up)
25-32 All ½ turn partner 2H and twirl to opposite place, all circle 6H round to left to own sides. 213

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


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