Chain Link
by Sue McKinnell 4X32 Hornpipe for 4C
(Square Set)
1-8 1C dance across the set (no hands) and around 3C, 1W passing 3M left shoulder and 1M passing 3W right shoulder. 1C meet and dance between 3C into the center of the set and turn RH to end 1W facing 2W and 1M facing 4W.
9-12 1W dance around 2W position passing 2W right shoulder and 1M dance around 4W position passing 4W right shoulder while 2W and 4W dance into the center, turn RH once round, and dance back out to place. 1C pass right shoulder in the center to end 1W facing 4M and 1M facing 2M.
13-16 1C repeat bars 9-12 with 2M and 4M to end facing 4C. (Bars 9-16 are the pattern of corners pass and turn.)
17-20 1C and 4C set and dance RH across halfway, 4M leading 4W so 4C ends facing 3C.
21-24 4C and 3C set and dance RH across halfway, 3M leading 3W so 3C ends facing 2C.
25-28 3C and 2C set and dance RH across halfway, 2M leading 2W so 2C ends facing 1C position.
29-32 All turn partners RH to end in the order 2, 3, 4, 1. (3C, 4C and 1C once round and 2C 1˝ times round.)
Repeat 4 times.
Suggested music is West’s Hornpipe from Terpsichore.