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FOLLOW ME HOME (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ellie Briscoe RSCDS Book 38

1- 8 1s set and cross RH, cast 1 place and turn LH (ending in a diagonal line LH to partner and RH with 1st corner)
9-16 1s Balance-in-Line with 1st corners, ½ turn corners and 1s followed by corners chase clockwise to 3rd corner (pstn) and 1s dance in to give LH to 2nd corners
17-24 1s Balance-in-Line with 2nd corners, ½ turn corners and 1s followed by corners chase anticlockwise to 4th corner (pstn) and 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance ½ reels of 3 on the sides 1s giving LSh to 2nd corner (pstn), set and cross RH. 213

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


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Ellie Briscoe   RSCDS Book 38
Jig   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   1s set and cross;

  5-8   1s cast and turn by the left, finishing in balance position with first corners;

  9-10 1s balance with first corners;

11-12 1M 1L turn first corner by the right;

13-16 1M 1L followed by first corner chase clockwise halfway, 1s continuing to finish in balance position with second corners;

17-18 1s balance with second corners;

19-20 1M 1L turn second corner by the left;

21-24 1M 1L followed by second corner chase anticlockwise halfway, 1s continuing to finish on opposite sides in 2nd place, 1M facing up, 1L down;

25-28 3s1s2s half reel of 3 on the sides (1s give left shoulders to start);

29-30 2s1s3s set on the sides;

31-32 2s 1s 3s cross by the right.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


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