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Lord Elgin's Reel

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LORD ELGIN'S REEL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 26

1- 8 1M+2L set and turn 2H, 1L+2M set and turn 2H
9-16 1s crossing down RH cast down behind 3s, lead up to top, cross RH and cast to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, passing RSh turn 2nd corner LH and pass LSh to end in lines across 1L between 2s and 1M between 3s
25-32 Lines Adv+Ret 1 step twice, 1s turn 2H 1ΒΌ times to places

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

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