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A Trip Around Salt Spring

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A TRIP AROUND SALT SPRING (R3x40) 3C set Richard Bennett Katannuta Book

1- 8 All set and cross RH, all set and 1s+3s ¾ turn RH into middle while 2s cross RH
9-16 All dance a Weasel Reel:
 1s+3s dance part reel of 4 up/down middle but when reaching either end they dance clockwise to top/bottom to re-enter reel while 2s dance clockwise to replace the dancer leaving the reel and all end where they started
17-24 1M also 3L followed by partners chase round clockwise to end on opposite sides (1)2(3)
25-32 2s dance diagonal R&L (M down) to 321
33-40 1s set and cast up 1 place, all turn RH

Note - (Weasel Reel - Men always reel down middle and dance up Men's side while Ladies always reel up middle and dance down Ladies' side)

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

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