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The Cheshire Cat

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THE CHESHIRE CAT (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alison Robertson Clydesdale Book

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Figs of 8 round 3s
9-16 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (Lady up with 2s and Man down with 3s); ½ reel of 3 on opposite sides (Man up Lady's side, Lady down Man's side) and 1s end facing 3rd corner (own 1st corner person)
17-24 "Hello-Goodbye setting": 1s set to 3rd corners, set on sides (2nd place), set to 4th corners and petronella turn to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way and turn partner RH. 213

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

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