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Tommy Ford's Fancy

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TOMMY FORD'S FANCY (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Inveran Reels, 1s+3s finishing in centre, 1s in 1st place facing down, 3s in 3rd place facing up:
   1- 4 1s cross down to 2nd place opposite sides and dance ½ reel of 3 on opposite sides
   5- 8 1s cross up to 2nd place own sides (from 3rd place) and dance ½ reel of 3 on own sides
9-16 1s+3s set and dance RH across ½ way, retain RH and both couples face up; 3s Cross&Cast to 3rd place followed by 1s who cross up and cast to 2nd places to face 1st corners (2s step up 15-16)
17-24 1s dance Pass&Turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, 1s dance Pass&Turn with 2nd corners. 1s pass RSh to finish BtoB in centre facing own sides
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles finishing in 2nd place own sides

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

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