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Don's Reel

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DON'S REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Jessie Stuart

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides and ending on opposite sides facing down nearer hands joined
9-16 1s dance down for 2, Lady dances under Man's right arm to change sides, dance up and cast to 2nd places
17-24 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1s turn LH 1½ times while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
25-32 1s dance RH across (Man with 3s at top and Lady with 2s), 1s turn LH 1½ times while 3s+2s chase clockwise ½ way
33-40 1s dance up, cast 1 place on own sides and turn 3s (Lady LH and Man RH) into 2nd places

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

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