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Hooked On Bells

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HOOKED ON BELLS (J4x32) 4C set Irene Paterson 2015

1- 8 1L and 4M followed by partners cast down/up (2s and 3s step up/down), across set to 2nd/3rd place opposite sides; 1s+4s dance LH across
9-12 1s and 4s dance out (1M and 4L out of end, 1L and 4M out of sides) and cast right (round 1 person), pull back RSh to face out while 2s+3s advance and retire diagonally
13-16 Repeat 9-16 from new places. 1s+4s end towards centre, Men face down, Ladies face up. 2413
17-24 Alternating tandem reels of 3 on sides (4L+1L RSh to 2L, 1M+4M RSh to 3M to start)
25-32 4s+1s dance Slip Knot (as usual Knot but end by passing Lady in front and dancing ½ LH across back to same places). 2413

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

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