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The Erindale Jig

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THE ERINDALE JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Jimmie Hill

1- 8 1s set, join 2H and slip down middle (4 steps), drop hands, set and cast up round 3s into 2nd place own side (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own side giving hands as appropriate (1s in/up, 2s out down, 3s out up). 2s and 3s dance "loops" at end of reel into place
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh into 2nd place own side (corners dance 4 bars)
25-28 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to Left into lines across (Men in 3rd place facing up, Ladies in 1st place facing down)
29-32 All set, pull back RSh and cast to own sides. 213

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


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