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The Argyll Ludging

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THE ARGYLL LUDGING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) A N Shearer RSCDS Book 36

1- 8 1s+2s set and circle 4H round to left, 1M+2M also 1L+2L turn 2H to end in centre BtoB with partner (facing out on own sides between 3s)
9-14 1M+2M+3M dance LH across while 1L+2L+3L dance RH across. On meeting partners all take prom hold, 1s followed by 2s+3s dance up to top, 1s (both) cast on Men's side, 2s (both) cast on Ladies' side, 3s dance to top
15-16 1s turn LH to end 1M in 2nd place and 1L in 3rd place, 2s turn RH to end 2M in 3rd place and 2L in 2nd place, 3s ½ turn RH to end in centre facing down (Lady on Man's right)
17-24 3s set to dancers in 2nd place while dancers in 3rd place set to each other, all turn 2H and open out to circle 6H round to left ½ way
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ Ladies' Chain, 2s+1s+3s turn 2H with 1s turning 1½ times to end in 2nd place own sides

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

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