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The Craven Jig

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THE CRAVEN JIG (J4x32) 4C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4

1- 8 1M followed by partner casts down Men's side, crosses over at bottom, dances up behind Ladies and 1M dances between 2L and 3L to face 2M while 1L dances between 3M and 4L to face 3M (2s+3s+4s step up bars 3-4)
9-16 1s dance diagonal RSh reels of 3 (Man with 2M+3L and Lady with 3M+4L)
17-24 1s dance diagonal RSh reels of 3 (Man with 3M+2L and Lady with 4M+3L)
25-32 1L followed by partner dances down middle, cast up behind Ladies, crosses over above 3s and casts to bottom crossing to own side

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


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