Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Two Roses

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TWO ROSES (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson Dunedin 5

1- 8 1s set, lead down for 2 steps, ½ turn RH (Lady turning under Man's arm to end facing up), 1s dance up to end facing up between 2s
9-16 1L+2M ¾ turn LH while 1M+2L ¾ turn RH, 1s ½ turn 2H to face down, 1M+3M ¾ turn RH while 1L+3L ¾ turn LH and 1s ½ turn 2H to face up
17-24 1s dance up and cast to start reels of 3 on opposite sides
25-32 1C dance up and cast to 2nd place while 2s and 3s set and cross RH, 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH

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

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