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Baby Boomer's Nest

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BABY BOOMER'S NEST (S4x32) 4C set Gaye Collin, 2021

1- 4 1s cross down RH to 2nd place opposite side while 2s step up, 2s+1s+3s set. 2(1)3
5- 8 1s cross down LH, cast up round 3s to 2nd place own side
9-16 2s+1s+3s set and link for 3 into lines of 3 across; line at top and bottom dance RH across back into lines of 3 across
17-24 Lines across set and link for 3; 1s turn 2H to 2nd place opposite sides while 3s and 2s chase clockwise 2 places to own sides. 2(1)3
25-28 1s dance down nearer hands joined (2 bars), face each other and set advancing passing LSh and face up nearer hands joined (3s step up 27-28)
29-32 1s dance up to 3rd place own side facing out and change places with 4s (Ladies RH, Men LH). 2341

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

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