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The Hope Valley Reel

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THE HOPE VALLEY REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Jane Harries Third Sheaf Collection

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, Adv&Ret, set
9-16 1s cast (2s step up), dance down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place own sides. All set
17-24 1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 3s dance up)
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/up to start). End with 2s+3s curving into place
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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