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Floundering Around

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FLOUNDERING AROUND (R6x32) 6 Couple Sq.Set Rodney J Burrows
6 couple square set, 5s and 6s in centre, 5s facing 1s, 6s facing 3s

1- 8 1s+5s+6s+3s dance RSh reels of 4 up/down set
9-12 1s+5s also 6s+3s dance RH across while 2s and 4s ½ turn partner RH and set
13-16 1s+5s also 6s+3s dance ½ LH across while 2s and 4s ½ turn partner LH, 1s and 3s (centre couples) chase clockwise ½ round in centre while others chase anticlockwise 1 place
17-24 6s+3s+1s+5s dance LSh parallel reels of 4 across set
25-32 3s+1s (centre couples) join Nearer Hands with corners and set as Double Triangles moving 1 place clockwise and repeat (outer couples may join Nearer Hands). End 2645 1s In centre facing up, 3s in centre facing down

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

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