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The Thistle School Jig

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THE THISTLE SCHOOL JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) G Lindsey Flying Ghillies Vol 3

1- 8 3s step in to form 2H arch as 1M followed by 1L chase down middle, 1s turn and 1L leads up to places (3s step back)
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1s+2s chase anticlockwise ½ way, 2s+1s set and 2s cross LH to own sides as 1s turn LH to face 1st corner
25-32 1s turn corners RH and RSh to face 2nd corner, turn corners RH and pass RSh to 2nd place own sides

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

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