Trekantet sløjfe, Vestjylland

Country: Vestjylland (west Jutland), Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 3 couple sets
Steps: buzz, pivot, walk
Music: 358:596

1-8 1 (a) Couples form closed circle and dance CW, 16 buzz steps.
9-12 (b) R-hand chain to first meeting with partner, take L elbow hook, ...
9-12   walk halfway round partner CW, and chain back to next meeting with partner. Total 16 walking steps.
13-20 (c) All couples take waist-shoulder hold (or polska hold) and dance 16 pivot steps CCW around the set.
    Parts (b) and (c) are the same in all sequences.
1-8 2 (a) Women's circle, CW, 16 buzz steps.
1-8 3 (a) Men's circle, CW, 16 buzz steps.
1-8 4 (a) Women's back basket, CW, 16 buzz steps.
|:1-8:| 5 (a) Men's back basket, CW, 16 buzz steps.
|:1-8:| 6 (a) All couples take back basket (M arms around W waists, W arms on shoulders), CW, 16 buzz steps.
    The dance finishes with swinging own partner, on the spot, 16 buzz steps.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Hardsyssel. 3rd ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1998, p. 25.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-05-15

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