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Eileen Watt's Reel

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EILEEN WATT'S REEL (R3x32) 3C set John Wilkinson

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, lead down LH crossing below 3s and cast up to 2nd place own side
9-16 2s and 3s petronella turn into middle and set, 1s petronella turn into middle (1L between 2s and 1M between 3s) and all set
17-24 2L+1L and 1M+3M (both couples dancing in tandem) dance an Alternating Tandem reel of 4 with 2M and 3L up/down (2M and 3L do not pass LSh at end of reel) and end Men face down, Ladies up
25-32 All chase clockwise ½ way to own sides and turn RH. 312

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


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