|1-2||Beginning with ML/WR foot, dance 2 side-steps in the LOD (1). Repeat in RLOD (2).
Alternatively, dance 4 quick sidesteps in LOD (1) beginning with ML/WR foot, followed by 4 quick side-steps in the RLOD (2) beginning with MR/WL foot.
Finish side-by-side (MR hip to WL hip) but still with waltz hold.
|3-4||Turn CW on the spot, beginning with ML/WR foot, 3 walking steps and closing inside foot to outside on last beat. Ie M dances forward, W dances backwards. Repeat CCW, ie M dances backwards, W dances forwards. Finish in waltz hold or open waist-shoulder hold, facing LOD..|
|5-6||Touch ML/WR heel in LOD (5:1), touch ML/WR toe beside inside foor (5:2), step ML/WR foot to the side and close inside foot (5:3), and step ML/WR foot to the side and close inside foot (5:4). Repeat facing RLOD (6).|
|7-8||Dance two-step with partner. 2 two-steps.|
|Repeat as desired.|
Provenance: derived from N. Roy Clifton's description in
liner notes accompanying Smithsonian Folkways CD Old time couple dances, fiddle and accordion (FW08827), 1961.
Description by: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-10-09, rev. 2012-11-02
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