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Merlin's Thorn

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MERLIN'S THORN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alex Gray Tweeddale Collection

1- 8 1s lead down for 4 bars and up
9-16 1s dance reflection reels on own side (1s out and down to start)
17-24 1s+2s+3s Promenade
25-32 1s+2s dance the RSh Helix:
 Set passing partner RSh into BtoB position and cast round partner to own sides, ½ turn partners RH and dance ½ RH across. 213

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

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