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CROSSWAYS CAPERS (J4x32) 4C Set Eddie Hutchings

1- 4 1s dance in, take prom hold and dance down to end between 4s while 2s dance up, take prom hold and dance down to end between 3s (3s step up 3-4)
5- 8 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 4s (RSh to 4L) while 2s dance ½ reel with 3s (RSh to 3M), 1s and 2s pass RSh to...
9-12 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 3s (RSh to 3L) while 2s dance ½ reel with 4s (LSh to 4M), 1s and 2s end facing down (nearer hands joined)
13-16 1s followed by 2s dance down and 1s cast up round 3s to 1st place own side while 2s cast up round 4s to 2nd place own sides (3s step down 15-16)
17-24 All set to partners, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, all set
25-28 3s dance up between 4s and cast up round 1s and 2s to 1st place own side (2s+1s+4s step down 27-28)
29-32 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all set. 2341

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



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