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LOWERN FAIR (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Edna Russell and Jack McConachie Imperial Book 1

1- 8 1s dance in and cast (2s step up); 2s+1s+3s set twice (pas-de-basque coupé)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance interlocking ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 1st then 2nd corners (1s RSh to 1st corner to start, 2s+3s dance ½ LH across in centre)
17-24 1s join RH in centre, LH with 1st corner and Balance-in-Line; 1s turn ¾ RH, Balance-in-Line with 2nd corners and 1s turn RH to face up in centre
25-32 1s cross up and cast into reels of 3 on own side (2s and 3s cast down/up bar 25 to start reel). 213

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

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