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The Laird Of Atherton

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THE LAIRD OF ATHERTON (S3x32) 3C set Jennifer Kelly San Francisco Collection 2

1- 8 1s ½ turn RH, lead down and cross below 3s, cast up to 2nd place own side and set
9-16 1s+1st corners Adv&Ret 1 step (on diagonal), 1s+2nd corners Adv&Ret 1 step and all dance DoSiDo
17-20 1s cross up (no hands) to top as 2s cast down and 1s dancing out ½ turn 2s with nearer hand
21-24 1s cross down to bottom as 3s cast up and 1s dancing out ½ turn 3s
25-32 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and ½ turn 3s (Ladies LH and Men RH)

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

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