Snake Bit
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Jig for 3C
Bars  
1-8 1C cross RH, cast one place as 2C step up, and dance a figure of eight, 1W down between 3C and 1M up between 2C. 1C end LS to LS in the center of the set in 2nd place.
9-12 1W & 2C, 1M & 3C RHA once round.
13-16 1W followed by 2W and 2M pass 1M LS, cast behind 3Ms position, across the set below 3rd place, and cast up behind 3Ws position WHILE 1M followed by 3M and 3W pass 1W LS, cast up behind 1Ws position, across the set above 1st place, and cast down behind 1Ms position. 1C end RS to RS in the center of the set in 2nd place, 2C end in 3rd place, 3C end in 1st place.
17-20 1W & 2C, 1M & 3C LHA once round.
21-24 1W followed by 2W and 2M pass 1M RS, cast up behind 1Ms position, across the set above 1st place, and cast down behind 1Ws position WHILE 1M followed by 3M and 3W pass 1W RS, cast down behind 3Ws position, across the set below 3rd place, and cast up behind 3Ms position. End in the order 2, 1, 3.
25-32 2C, 1C, & 3C take hands on the side and advance and retire, then dance back to back with partners.
Repeat.
Suggested music is Mr Morison from Gang on the Same Gate by Green Ginger.
I got the idea for this dance from a dance I danced at an English Country Dance workshop that had a figure similar to that in bars 9-24.
  03/06