Cottages

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Cottages

Progressive Sicilian, couples facing each other around the-line-of-dance. Men on left, ladies on right.
A1 Right Hand Star
Left Hand Star
All four dancers place right hands into centre at shoulder level and skip forward , then turn to place left hands into centre and return. The hold can be hands placed on each other or each person holds the wrist of the person in front of them.
A2 Set TwiceSpin Partner Set to partner twice. Slight jump onto right foot, bring left foot up to right and transfer weight to left toes then fall back on to right foot. Repeat to the left.
Short spin with partner.
B1 Basket All 4 form a basket, men’s arms joined around outside of ladies waists, ladies rest arms on men’s shoulders, all lean out slightly and step sideways to rotate to the left only. Finish early enough to fall into original lines.
B2 Advance and RetirePass Through Couples join hands and advanced and retire.
They let go hands, advance moving slightly to left to pass through other line  by right shoulders to face a new line.
32 bar Jigs AABB Simple, but very enjoyable English country dance.

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