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Argyll's Fancy

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ARGYLL'S FANCY (J4x48) 4C set Book of Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1s lead down 1 place, cross between 2s and dance down behind 3s, cross LH and dance down behind 4s to bottom of set
17-24 1s lead up 1 place, cross between 4s and dance up behind 3s, cross LH and dance up behind 2s to top places
25-32 1s+2s dance R&L
33-40 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way and set, 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way and set
41-48 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all 4 couples set, all turn partners RH 1½ times to own sides

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

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Argyll is a region of western Scotland corresponding with most of the part of ancient Dál Riata that was located on the island of Great Britain, and in a historical context can be used to mean the entire western seaboard between the Mull of Kintyre and Cape Wrath.

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