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Colin's Kilts

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COLIN'S KILTS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Margaret Young Book of Perth Dances

1- 8 1s+3s dance RH across ½ way, ½ turn partners RH and 1M leads his partner up behind 2M to end in 1st places (opposite sides) while 3L leads her partner down behind 2L to end in 3rd place opposite sides
9-16 1s+3s repeat (from opposite sides) ending in original places
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 (6 bars) and 1s+2s change places RH on sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice and turn partners RH
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left for 6 steps, pivot left and chase back to places. 213

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

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This dance, Colin's Kilts, was devised by Margaret Young in memory of Colin Coull, a member of the Ericht Scottish Country Dance Club, in Blairgowrie.

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