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The Jute Spinner's Reel

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THE JUTE SPINNER'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) D Hollings Diamond Jubilee

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across ½ way, set and cross back RH
9-16 2s+1s+3s set, cross RH, 1s cast down below 3s and dance up to 2nd place (in centre) while 2s+3s set and change places on sides (Men RH and Ladies LH)
17-24 3M+1M+2M dance RH across while 3L+1L+2L dance LH across, wheels continue as 1s followed by 2s and 3s change places to dance round on own sides and end with 1s followed by 2s and 3s facing up into prom hold
25-32 1s+2s+3s Promenade ending with 1s casting down to 2nd place

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

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Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads.


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