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The Border Weavers

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THE BORDER WEAVERS (S3x32) 3C set Alex Gray Tweeddale Collection 2

1- 8 1s turn RH, 1L followed by partner dances down behind 2L and crosses to opposite sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
17-24 1s and 3s dance 'Mirror' Allemandes (1s up and 3s down) to change places (3s on opposite sides):-
17-18 1s and 3s ½ turn RH into Allemande hold, 1s facing up and 3s down, 1s and 3s curve to their left 1s down M side and 3s up the L side
19-24 3s and 1s dance bars 3-8 of an Allemande ending with 3s in 2nd place on partner's side and 1s in 3rd place
25-32 All petronella turn into centre, 3s set while 1s and 2s change places RH (in centre), all petronella turn to own sides and set

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

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