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Swirling And Twirling Leaves

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SWIRLING AND TWIRLING LEAVES (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Fiona Oliver Third Sheaf Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across. 2M followed by 2L casts, crosses below 3s to 3rd place own side (1s+3s step up 7-8)
9-16 1s+3s set, dance ½ LH across. 3L followed by 3M casts, crosses below 2s (3rd place) to original places (1s+2s step up 15-16)
17-24 1s set, dance in and cast, meet below 3s and dance up to 2nd place in middle (2s step up 21-22)
25-28 1M+2M+3M dance LH across as 1L+2L+3L dance RH across
29-32 1s dance up, cast to 2nd place own side

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

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