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Fiona's Jig

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FIONA'S JIG (J96) Sq.Set Margaret Rowe

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s dance ¾ RH across, dance out LSh to facing person and cast left to opposite places
17-24 2s+4s repeat bars 9-16
25-32 All face partners and set, dance ½ Grand Chain back to places and set to partners
33-40 1s+3s dance Ladies' Chain
41-48 2s+4s dance Ladies' Chain
49-56 All set and link chase clockwise to opposite places
57-64 1s+3s advance, turn opposite person RH (full turn) and lead out through side couples, cross and cast back to original places
65-72 2s+4s repeat bars 57-72
73-80 All set and turn partner RH, set and turn corner LH retaining nearer hands
81-88 All advance with corners to join hands in circle, set and retire with partners and all set
89-96 All circle 8H round and back

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

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