Definitions of Square Dance Calls and ConceptsSquare Chain The Top [C1]
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Square Chain The Top -- [C1]
(Al Appleton 1972)
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From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave).

Right Pull By & 1/4 In; Step To A L-H Wave; (Left) Spin The Top; (Left) Turn Thru.

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

 beforeSquare Chain The Top afterRight Pull By after1/4 In and Step To A L-H Wave afterSpin The Top afterLeft Turn Thru (done)

Alternative definition: Square Thru on the 2nd hand Spin The Top; (Left) Turn Thru.

Notes:

• Square Chain The Top is the same as Square Chain Thru [A1] but replace Swing-Slip with Spin The Top.
• The end result of Square Chain The Top is the same as if you'd done a Reverse Swap Around.

Left Square Chain The Top [C1]: Start with the Left hand (i.e., Left Pull By; 1/4 In and Step To A Right-Hand Wave; Spin The Top; Turn Thru).

Split Square Chain The Top [C1] (Johnny Walter 1973): Those who can Right Pull By and turn 1/4 to face the inactives; all Step To A L-H Wave; Spin The Top; Left Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Square Chain The Top To A Wave [C1]: From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Square Chain The Top but replace the (Left) Turn Thru with a (Left) Arm Turn 1/2. Ends in a L-H Wave.

Square Chain Thru [A1] (Buford Evans 1965): From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Right Pull By and 1/4 In; Left Swing Thru; Left Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Square Chain Cross The Top [C4]: From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Right Pull By & 1/4 In; Step To A L-H Wave; (Left) Spin The Top & Spread; Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

See also Split [Square Thru] CONCEPT [C1] and anything To A Wave CONCEPT [C1].

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