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Chriss Cross

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CHRISS CROSS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Robert Senior Sunday Class Book 2

1- 8 1s lead down (4 bars), 1L dance under 1M Right arm (2s step up), 1s lead up to face opposite sides in Double Triangle position
9-16 All set. 1s turn 1st corners ¾ RH while 2nd corners cross LH and face out. ½ reels of 3 across (1s pass 4th corner position LSh to start). 1s pass RSh to Double Triangle position facing own sides
17-24 Repeat 9-16 finishing in Double Triangle position facing opposite sides but do not take hands
25-32 1s dance out of sides, cast Right, meet in centre while 3s+2s dance ½ R&L. 1s turn RH (or birl) to 2nd place own sides

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

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