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Cross & Wheel FAMILY [C2]
  
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Cross & Wheel FAMILY -- [C2]
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Cross & Wheel As Couples Hinge; As Couples Step & Fold.
Cross Trade & Wheel As Couples Hinge; Very Centers Trade; As Couples Step & Fold.
Grand Cross Trade & Wheel As Couples Hinge; Triple Trade; As Couples Step & Fold.
Single Cross & Wheel Hinge; Step & Fold.
Single Cross Trade & Wheel Hinge; Centers Trade; Step & Fold.
Grand Single Cross & Wheel Hinge; Grand Step & Fold (Very Ends Fold as Others Step Thru).
Grand Single Cross Trade & Wheel Hinge; Center pairs of dancers Trade; Grand Step & Fold (Very Ends Fold as Others Step Thru).

Cross & Wheel [C2]: From Parallel Lines consisting of Couples (e.g., Parallel Two-Faced Lines, Out-Facing Lines, etc.). As Couples Hinge; As Couples Step & Fold. Usually ends in Parallel Two-Faced Lines. Cross & Wheel is a 2-part call.

   
before
Cross & Wheel
 after
As Couples Hinge
(1/2)
 after
As Couples Step & Fold
(done)

Cross Trade & Wheel [C2]: From applicable Parallel Lines. As Couples Hinge; Very Centers Trade; As Couples Step & Fold. Ends in Parallel Two-Faced Lines. Cross Trade & Wheel is a 3-part call.

Grand Cross Trade & Wheel [C2]: From applicable Parallel Lines. As Couples Hinge; Triple Trade; As Couples Step & Fold. Ends in Parallel Two-Faced Lines. Grand Cross Trade & Wheel is a 3-part call.

Single Cross & Wheel [C2]: From a non-T-Bone 2 x 2. Hinge; Step & Fold. Ends in a 2 x 2. Single Cross & Wheel is a 2-part call.

   
before
Single Cross & Wheel
 after
Hinge
(1/2)
 after
Step & Fold
(done)

Single Cross Trade & Wheel [C2]: From a non-T-Bone 2 x 2. Hinge; Centers Trade; Step & Fold. Usually ends in a Mini-Wave Box. Single Cross Trade & Wheel is a 3-part call.

     
before
Single Cross Trade & Wheel
 after
Hinge
(1/3)
 after
Centers Trade
(2/3)
 after
Step & Fold
(done)

Variation: since the original definition of Single Cross Trade & Wheel was not too precise, the following historical usage is still allowed...

From an Inverted Box:
 

     
before
Single Cross Trade & Wheel
 after
Hinge
(1/3)
 after
Centers Trade
(2/3)
 after
Ends Fold
(done)

Some callers believe the above variation should be illegal since if you followed the general definition, dancers would end on the same spot (i.e., the Centers would Step Ahead as the Ends would Fold into the same spot).

Grand Single Cross Trade & Wheel [C2] (Lee Kopman): From Columns of {n}, where n is greater than or equal to 3. Hinge; Center pairs of dancers Trade (Grand Slip); Grand Step & Fold (Very Ends Fold as Others Step Thru). Ends in Parallel Lines. Grand Single Cross Trade & Wheel is a 3-part call.

   
before
Grand Single Cross Trade & Wheel
 after
Hinge & Grand Slip
(2/3)
 after
Grand Step & Fold
(done)

Grand Single Cross & Wheel [C2]: From Columns. Hinge; Grand Step & Fold (Very Ends Fold as Others Step Thru). Grand Single Cross & Wheel is a 2-part call.

   
before
Grand Single Cross & Wheel
 after
Hinge
(1/2)
 after
Grand Step & Fold
(done)

Note: Since the Cross & Wheel variants with Trade are more common than those without, dancers frequently call out "no Trade" as a memory aid on Cross & Wheel, Single Cross & Wheel, and Grand Single Cross & Wheel.

Grand Cross Trade And anything [C2V]: As Couples Hinge; Center 6 Trade; all do the anything call. The anything call replaces the As Couples Step & Fold. This variant is somewhat obscure and is only used by a few callers.

See also Step & Fold [C1].

CALLERLAB definition for Cross and Wheel
CALLERLAB definition for Cross Trade and Wheel
CALLERLAB definition for Grand Cross Trade and Wheel
CALLERLAB definition for Single Cross and Wheel
CALLERLAB definition for Single Cross Trade and Wheel
CALLERLAB definition for Grand Single Cross and Wheel

Choreography for Cross & Wheel FAMILY

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