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Blue Butterfly

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BLUE BUTTERFLY (S3x32) 3C set Chris Brooks

1- 4 1s cross down RH to 2nd place opposite sides and change place with 3s (RH Ladies' side, LH Men's side)
5- 8 1s dance up and turn 2s (RH Ladies' side, LH Men's side) to end 2nd place opposite side
9-16 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s)
17-24 1s dance RH across (1L with 3s, 1M with 2s), 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 to end 2nd place own sides (1L round 2s, 1M round 3s) 213
25-32 1s+3s dance Espagnole to end 231:-
' 25-26 1s+3s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 27-28 1s+3s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 29-32 3s turn RH as 1s turn LH to 3rd places

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


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