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It Wisnae Me

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IT WISNAE ME (S4x32) 4C set Marjorie MacRae RSCDS Book 47
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s as 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s. 2143
9-12 All dance ½ Grand Chain (across at ends to start) but turning 1½ times when giving RH then all passing LH alternatively
13-16 4s and 1s turn RH 1½ times as 2s+3s turn RH 1½ times on sides then 4s+3s and 1s 2s+1s change places LH on sides. 34(1)(2)
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides. 34(1)(2)
25-32 End (3s and 2s) couples chase clockwise to change places while middle couples (4s+1s) dance LH across then top and bottom couples (2s+4s and 1s+3s) dance RH across. 24(1)(3)

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

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