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O Wha's At The Window

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O WHA'S AT THE WINDOW (J5x40) 5C Set John W Mitchell Whetherly Book 1

1-10 Mirror reels of 5 on sides (1s+3s out/down, 2s+4s in/up, 5s out/up to start)
11-12 1s+3s cast off 1 place (2s+4s step up)
13-16 1s+3s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 4s/5s
17-20 1s+3s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s/4s. 21435
21-30 All dance Grand Chain (1 step per hand - 2s cross RH, 1s+4s also 3s+5s change places RH on sides)
31-34 1s+3s ¾ turn partner RH to give LH to 1st corners, 1s+3s Balance-in-Line
35-38 1s+3s repeat bars 31-34 with 2nd corners
39-40 1s/3s turn RH into 3rd/5th place own side (4s+5s step up). 1s+3s finish facing out ready to start again. 24153

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


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