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Pinewoods Reel

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PINEWOODS REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson Yankee Sampler

1- 8 1s and 3s dance Figs of 8 round 2s (1s cast to start), 2s step up to top place and 1s end in 2nd place BtoB ready for Double Triangles
9-16 1s dance Double Triangles while corners set and petronella on 1 place to right, set and petronella on 1 more place as 1s end facing 3rd corner (position)
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners, pass RSh and repeat with 4th corners (position)
25-32 1L dances a reel of 3 across with 2s as 1M dances reel of 3 across with 3s both passing 1st corner LSh and 1s end turn RH to 2nd place on own side (facing out ready to cast)

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

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Pines are coniferous trees in the genus Pinus in the family Pinaceae.

There are about 115 species of pine which are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere and are evergreen and or resinous trees (rarely shrubs) growing to 80 m tall.


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