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DAVE MACFARLANE'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Gaye Collin SCD Is All Around The World

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up) and pass LSh to dance RSh round 1st corners. End 1L between 2s facing 2L, 1M between 3s facing 3M
9-16 1s dance ½ LSh reel of 3 across finishing in 2nd place opposite sides, 1M facing up, 1L down. 1s dance ½ LSh reel of 3 on sides finishing by crossing to 2nd place own sides. (3)1(2)
17-18 1s ½ turn LH, 1L face down, 1M face up while 3s+2s turn ¾ LH to finish in middle facing opposite sides
19-20 All set (no hands) and pull back RSh, Ladies face up, Men down
21-24 3s+1s+2s dance clockwise to own sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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