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Patricia Reesby

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PATRICIA REESBY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Rod Downey, 2015 The Johnsonville Collection

1- 8 1L+2L+3L set advancing while partners set, Ladies cast right, back to place while Men set advancing; Ladies set while Men cast right, back to place, all set
9-16 1s+3s dance Double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 3s cast up)
17-24 2s followed by 1s dance down nearer hands joined, cast up round 3s, dance up nearer hands joined and cast into original place, all set
25-32 1s+2s dance "La Spirale":-
' 25-26 1s+2s ¾ turn 2H
' 27-28 1M+2L pull back RSh and cast round each other (1M to 2M's place, 2L to 1L's place) while 1L and 2M chase clockwise ½ round. 213
' 29-32 2s+1s turn partner 2H

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

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