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St John's Jig (Drewry)

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ST JOHN'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Summer Collection No9

1- 4 1s cross down RH below 3s and cast up 1 place while 3s cast up to top and cross RH while 2s set and cross down 1 place
5- 8 1s cross LH and cast to left to end between 2s/3s facing up/down
9-16 All turn facing person RH, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to 3rd corner (pstn) and end 1M between top couple/1L between bottom couple
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 on own sides, 1s change places RH (up/down) and cast to 2nd place opposite side
25-32 All turn partners RH, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corner (pstn)

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


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Also see the dance St John's Jig (Derrick) by Lewis N Derrick.

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