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MIX 'N' MATCH (S4x32) 4C Set Ken Jones Second Sheaf Collection

1- 4 All set, top 3 Men and bottom 3 Ladies change places RH
5- 8 All set, top 3 on Ladies' side and bottom 3 on Men's side change places LH. Order now Men's side: 2L 1L 1M 2M, Ladies' side: 3L 4L 4M 3M
9-12 Ladies (at top) dance RH across and Men (at bottom) dance LH across flowing into...
13-16 On meeting partner in middle take prom hold (Lady on partner's left) and dance out of Men's side:
 1s dance up, curve to right and dance down to 2nd place and face up
 4s dance down, curve to left and dance up to 3rd place and face down
 3s dance up to top and face down, 2s dance down to 4th place and face up. (3)1(4)2
17-20 3s+1s (at top) and 4s+2s (at bottom) dance ½ Double Fig of 8 (1s and 2s cross up, dance down/out)
21-24 1s+4s dance ½ Double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 4s dance out/up)
25-28 4s+2s dance ½ Double Fig of 8 (2s cross up, 4s dance out/down)
29-32 2s (at bottom) cast up followed by 4s, 1s and 3s. 2413

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

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