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Makin' The Tartan

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MAKIN' THE TARTAN (S4x40) 4C set Geraldine Ferguson

1- 8 1s set, full turn RH and 1s+2s dance RH across once round
9-16 1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 round 2s (1s down to begin)
17-24 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s dance down the middle and back (with 2s+3s+4s separating), 1s end at top facing down and other couples facing up
25-32 All set (1s progressing down to bottom passing each couple LSh), all turn 2H
33-40 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Makin' The Tartan - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
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Makin' The Tartan, Edinburgh, 2005

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