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May Yarker's Strathspey

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MAY YARKER'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring RSCDS Book 42

1- 8 1s cross RH, 1s+3s dance ¾ Fig of 8 round 2s (3s cross up to start) 321
9-16 2s+1s cross RH, 2s+1s dance RH across ½ way, 3s and 1s cross RH and dance RH across ½ way. 132
17-24 1s+3s circle 4H round to left, 1s dance down, cast up round 2s (3rd place) to 2nd place
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance the Knot

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

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This dance, May Yarker's Strathspey, was dedicated to May Yarker who was awarded the RSCDS Scroll in 1995.

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