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No Hands Please!

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NO HANDS PLEASE! (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Christine Grant, 2021

1- 8 1M followed by 1L dances down middle, couple about turn and 1L followed by 1M dances up, remain in centre facing up
9-16 1s dance tandem reel of 3 across (LSh to 2M). 2s finish at top, 1s face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Corner pass and turn with 1st corners, pass RSh to face 2nd corners and pass and turn with 2nd corners (Corners do not turn, they advance and retire)
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s; 2s+1s+3s dance DoSiDo with partners. 213

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


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This reel, No Hands Please!, was written in 2021 by Christine Grant during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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