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The Dervaig Ladies Jig

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THE DERVAIG LADIES JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Rosalind Morrison The Island Set

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place (2s step up); 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (1M+2s and 1L+3s) giving LSh to 3rd corners and pass LSh to face own sides BtoB
17-24 1s dance Double Triangles finishing in 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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Dervaig is a small village on the Isle of Mull off the west coast of Scotland

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