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Fisherman Ginger's Reel

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FISHERMAN GINGER'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Gaye Collin SCD Is All Around The World

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up 3-4), dance down between 3s and cast up to face 1st corners
9-12 ½ Rotating Reel of 4:
   1s+1st corners pass RSh, corners pass each other LSh in centre pulling back RSh to "twirl" and dance out to opposite corner passing 1s RSh
13-16 1s turn RH 1½ to face 2nd corners while 1st corners dance clockwise round set to original places
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners. 1s finish in 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left (7 steps), cross R foot over L, pulling back LSh and chase anticlockwise to place. 213

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

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