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Peggy Dewar

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PEGGY DEWAR (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Joan Wright RSCDS Book 38

1- 8 1s set and cross down RH, cast down behind 3s and dance up to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set to 1st corners and turn them RH to end facing 4th corners, 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across (1L+2s and 1M+3s) and pass RSh to face 3rd corner (pstn)
17-24 1s set to 3rd corner and turn them RH to end facing 2nd corner (pstn), dance ½ LSh reel of 3 across (1L+3s, 1M+2s) and end 1M between 2s facing down and 1L between 3s facing up
25-32 1s turn LH 1½ times in middle, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s). 213

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


Peggy Dewar
J. Wright   RSCDS Book 38
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-2   1s set;

  3-8   1s cross down below 2s, cast behind 3s and lead up to face first corners;

  9-12 1s set to and turn first corners by the right, finishing facing partner's second corner;

13-16 2M1L2L 3M1M3L half reels of 3 across, 1s giving left shoulder to start and finishing facing partner's first corner position;

17-20 1s set to and turn second corners (in partner's first corner's position) by the right, finishing facing second corner's position;

21-24 2L1M2M 3L1L3M half reels of 3 across, 1s giving left shoulder to start and finishing facing facing each other, 1M between 2s, 1L between 3s;

25-28 1s turn 1½ times by the left;

29-32 2s1L 1M3s right hands across, finishing 2s1s3s on the sides.

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


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