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The Warden's Wife

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THE WARDEN'S WIFE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Rudolf Spägele 2004

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH, Lady casts up and Man down
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) into ½ reels of 3 on own sides (RSh to 3rd corner (position) and end 2nd place own sides
17-24 3s and 2s ½ turn RH while 1s rotate, 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise 2 steps to lines across facing partner up/down, ½ turn partner RH and chase to own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left for 6 steps, pivot left and chase back to places

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

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