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Marianne's Thistle

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MARIANNE'S THISTLE (J4x32) 4C set Martin Sheffield Alpine Valley Dances

1- 8 1s and 3s set, turn partners RH 1½ times to face out on opposite sides and all Balance-in-Line
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 1st corner to start), 2s and 4s turn partners RH 1½ times. (3)(2)(1)(4)
17-24 All set and cast 1 place clockwise, middle dancers (4L+1L and 2M+3M) dance ½ R&L
25-32 All set and cast 1 place clockwise, 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance RH across. 2341

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

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