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The Gilly Flower

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THE GILLY FLOWER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) P Roberts RSCDS Book 36

1- 8 1s+2s set and rotate:
 Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s pass 3s by LSh to start). At end 2L and 1M face out
17-24 2s+1s dance RH across, 1s+3s dance LH across
25-28 2s+1s+3s set advancing to form circle (no hands), set turning right about on the spot
29-32 All dance ½ RH across (2 bars), drop hands and chase clockwise round to places

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

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