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The Haunt Of The Gnomes

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THE HAUNT OF THE GNOMES (S2x64) 4C Sq.Set John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 All Men circle 4H round, face partners, turn RH and set
9-16 1s+3s dance through next couple (M to right and L to left) to opposite positions, 1s+3s in prom hold dance round each other (Men passing LSh)
17-24 1s dance reel of 3 across with 4M+2L (giving LSh to 4M) while 3s dance reel of 3 with 2M+4L (giving LSh to 2M) ending in longways set
25-32 2s and 4s in prom hold dance reels of 3 on sides (2s gives LSh to 3M and 4s LSh to 1M)
33-40 2L+4M dance ½ double Fig of 8 with 1s as 2M+4L dance similarly with 3s, all turn on sides by nearer hands (1s+3s to dancing outwards)
41-48 All repeat (Bars 33-40) from new places
49-56 1s+2L+4M also 3s+2M+4L dance RH across, then dance ½ reels of 4 on sides
57-64 All repeat (Bars 49-56) from new places

Repeat with 2s and 4s leading

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

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