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Hogmanay Jig

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HOGMANAY JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Christopher Blair 2 SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, all chase clockwise to own sides
9-16 1s+2s+3s set, cross LH, all chase anticlockwise to own sides
17-24 1M+3L change places RH, 1L+3M change places RH, 2s cross RH and 3s+2s+1s set. (3)(2)(1)
25-32 3s+2s+1s dance modified Reverse Snowball Grand Chain for 3 couples to end 213:-
' 1s cross LH, 1s+2s change places RH on side
' 1s change places LH with 3s while 2s cross LH
' 1s turn RH into 2nd place as 2s dance up own sides to top places while 3s cross down to original places. 213

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

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