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Birls Allowed

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BIRLS ALLOWED (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alex Taylor

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 2 places, 1s dance ½ reflection reel of 3 with 3s+2s dancing in and up to start. (1)32
9-16 1s cross own to dance reels of 3 on own sides. 132
17-24 3s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (3s in 2nd place). 123
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 2s also 1s turn 1½ times RH. 213

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

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