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Whirligig Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHIRLIGIG JIG (J6x32) 3C Karen Levallee-Tente Northampton 20th Anniv

1- 6 1s cross passing RSh, cast (2s step up), pass RSh, turn Right about and face own sides
7- 8 1s cast to Right, to finish 1M between 2s facing down, 1L between 3s facing up while 1st corners (2M+3L) cross passing RSh
9-12 1s pass RSh, turn Right about to face ends and cast to Right to 2nd place own sides while 2nd corners (2L+3M) cross passing RSh
13-16 1s pass RSh, turn Right about to face opposite sides, cast to Right to finish 1L at top, 1M at bottom while 1st corner places (3L+2M) cross RSh
17-20 1s pass RSh, turn Right about to face ends and cast to Right to 2nd place opposite sides while 2nd corner places (3M+2L) cross RSh
21-28 1s dance Diag R&L
29-32 All set, pass partners RSh to own sides. 312
Repeat from new positions 5 more times

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



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