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Lady Irvine's Jig

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LADY IRVINE'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lewis N Derrick 75 years of Dancing in St Andrews

1- 8 1s ½ turn RH into prom hold facing down, dance down 2 places, drop RH and cross below 3s, cast up to 2nd place, own sides (2s step up bars 5-6)
9-16 LSh reels of 3 across, 1L LSh to 2M, 1M LSh to 3L. 1s end 2nd place own side
17-20 1s petronella turn to finish 1M between 3s facing up, 1L between 2s facing down. Set in lines of 3 across
21-24 1s petronella turn to finish in 2nd place on opposite side. 2s+1s+3s set on sides
25-28 1s turn 1¾ turn RH
29-32 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance LH across. 1s finish in 2nd place. 213

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


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