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While Grumpy Rested

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WHILE GRUMPY RESTED (S4x32) Sq.set Stephen Goulden
3s&4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+4s set advancing, turn partner 2H; dance out of ends and cast into centre (2s/3s step up/down), 1s+4s turn partner 2H to face up/down in prom hold
9-16 ½ reels of 3 across, 1s pass 2L RSh, 4s pass 3L RSh; 1s+4s pass RSh to dance ½ reel of 3 across with other couple. At end 1s and 4s turn inwards to form lines across 4s between 2s (at top) facing down, 1s between 3s facing up (Men on right)
17-24 4s+1s dance RH across and LH across back [Optional: 2s+3s dance R&L round 4s+1s starting crossing RH on sides]
25-32 2L+4L+1M (top 3 Ladies' side) also 4M+1L+3L (bottom 3 Men's side) dance reels of 3 on sides (2L+4L also 1L+3L pass RSh to start). 24(1)(3)

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


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