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Cariboo Capers (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Lang Vancouver Golden Anniversary Collection

1-4 1s and 3s petronella turn into middle. 1s+2s+3s set on bars 3 and 4
5-12 1s+2+3s dance a weasel reel:
   1s and 3s begin reel of four up and down middle. On reaching either end they dance clockwise to re-enter reel at opposite ends
   2s begin by dancing clockwise to replace dancers leaving the reel
   All finish as in positions on Bar 5
13-14 1s and 3s petronella turn to opposite sides, while 2s cross over RH
15-16 Taking hands on sides, all set
17-20 1s+2s+3s turn RH ½ way, pull RSh back and dance out to own sides
21-24 1s+2s+3s dance back to back
25-28 1s cross over right hand and cast off one place. 2s move up on bars 27 and 28
29-32 1s turn RH 1½ times to own side Finish 2, 1, 3.

On bars 29-32 of 2nd turn, 1s dance Tulloch turn moving down middle to 4th place. 4s move up on bars 31 and 32.

(Dance crib compiled by Irene Geoghegan of the Tay Dancers)

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