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The Celtic Kiwi

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THE CELTIC KIWI (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 8 1s cross down for reels of 3 on opposite sides and 1s end facing down (nearer hands joined), 2s facing out and 3s facing up (nearer hands joined)
9-16 1s and 3s set and petronella turn twice in tandem while 2s dance out, cast clockwise to top/bottom, cross down/up and cast clockwise back to place
17-24 2s dance RH across (2L with 3s (at top), 2M with 1s), 2M followed by 1s also 2L followed by 3s dance clockwise to own places (1s and 2s opposite sides)
25-32 1s and 2s dance "Kiwi Knot" - ½ turn partners RH to end facing up in Allemande hold, dance Up&Down Men's side (2s following 1s), drop RH, dance into middle and turn LH to own side

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

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