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Sugar Candie

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SUGAR CANDIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 26

1- 8 1s Set&Cast 1 place, cross passing LSh and cast RSh round their 1st corner into centre ending BtoB (Lady facing up, Man down)
9-16 1L circle left with 2s and 1M with 3s, turn to face partner and set, ¾ turn partner 2H to end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH and end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner LSh and cross RH to 2nd place own sides. 213

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

Sugar Candie
Anon RSCDS Book 26
Strathspey 8 x 32 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set

  1-2   1s set;

  3-8   1s cast, cross, cast round first corners and finish back to back, 1L facing 2s, 1M facing 3s;

  9-12 2s1L 3s1M 3 hands round to the left, 1s turning on the spot to finish facing each other;

13-16 1s set and turn ¾ both hands to finish facing first corners;

17-24 1s turn corner, partner, corner, partner;

25-30 reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s give left shoulder to first corner);

31-32 1s cross by the right to own sides.

(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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Sugar Candie (or candy) is any candy whose primary ingredient is sugar. It is produced from concentrated sugar solution.

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