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Chippy's Rant

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CHIPPY'S RANT (J3x32) 3C set Ann Dix Burnham Set

1- 8 2s petronella turn and set; 2s turn LH while 1s+3s petronella turn. All end in line up/down centre, Men facing up, Ladies facing down
9-16 Interlocking reels of 3:
 2M+1s also 2L+3s (1s and 3s pass partner RSh to start). Dancers passing through 2nd place turn LH to reel back to place. 2s end BtoB in centre facing opposite sides, 1s/3s end in 1st/3rd place opposite sides
17-20 All set as Double Triangles, 1s+3s cross RH while 2s rotate round each other
21-24 All set as Double Triangles, 1s+3s change places LH on sides while 2s rotate round each other to end facing up (Man with Lady on left)
25-32 2s followed by 1s lead up and cast (all on opposite sides), Bars 31-32: all cross RH. 312

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

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