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The Damflask Strathspey

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THE DAMFLASK STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Kate Bould Third Sheaf Collection

1- 4 1s+2s+3s set. 2s turn ¾ RH to end 2L between 1s facing 1L and 2M between 3s facing 3M
5- 8 ½ RSh reels of 3 across 2L+1s and 2M+3s. (1)2(3)
9-12 1s+2s+3s set. 2s turn ¾ LH to end 2M between 1s facing 1L and 2L between 3s facing 3M
13-16 ½ LSh reels of 3 across 2M+1s and 2L+3s. 2s pass LSh to face 1st corners
17-20 2s+1st corners dance Corners Pass&Turn (1st corners turn 2H) 2s pass RSh to face 2nd corners
21-24 2s+2nd corners repeat 17-20. 2s pass RSh to 2nd place own sides
25-28 2s followed by 3s dance up, cast round 1s to 3rd/2nd place. 132
29-32 3s followed by 1s dance down, cast up round 2s. 312

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

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Damflask Reservoir is five miles (eight kilometres) west of the centre of Sheffield in the Loxley valley close to the village of Low Bradfield.

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