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THE 51ST TRAVELLERS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Sandra Turton RSCDS Book 44

1- 8 1s cross down RH (2s step up bars 1-2) and dance out behind 3s and up to 2nd place opposite sides; 2s+1s+3s dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1s out and up to start)
9-16 3s+1s+2s dance Grand Chain
17-24 3s+1s+2s set and link for 3 (once), 1s turn RH 1¾ times to face 1st corner (position) while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
25-32 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to dance ½ reel with 2nd corners and pass RSh to 2nd places

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

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