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Crisscross

by Peter Foster

Permission: full

FormationBase: Grid Contra
FormationDetail: Improper
Progression: Double

Figures:

A1

(8) In long lines, go forward and back

(8) Neighbor swing

A2

(8) Men allemande left 1 & 1/2 // Women allemande right 1 & 1/2 (caller's choice)

(8) Partner swing

B1

(4) Pass through across (NR)

(4) Pass through across to next set || [Edges] Partner California twirl

(8) Ladies chain to neighbor

B2

(8) Star left 1

(8) N2 neighbor swing

Calling Notes:

Double progression in a line, double progression in other perpendicular direction.

Women's allemande moves you diagonally, men's allemande swaps roles and moves you diagonally in other direction.

Call A2 semi-alternating, eventually let dancers choose.
Appearances: website Foster