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Jim Johnstone's Reel

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JIM JOHNSTONE'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16 1s dance down below 3s and 1L followed by partner casts up round 3M and 1L dances LH across with 2s while 1M dances RH across with 3s
17-24 1s dance out Ladies' side, 1L followed by partner casts up round 2L, 1L dances RH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances LH across with 2L+3L
25-32 1s set to 3s, turn inwards and set to 2s, cross up and cast to 2nd place own sides

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

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