Lava Flow

hook: La Baratte

by: Louise Siddons

formation: duple improper

Identify ones and twos.

A1 8
neighbors allemande right once
ladles left-hand chain
A2 8
ladles allemande left once
Partners La Baratte (see teaching notes)
B1 8
partners start a half hey - lefts on ends, rights in center
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
star left - wrist grip - 4 places ⁋

La Baratte: orig. Scottish figure; here, you begin facing your partner in an approximate line of four across the set. Allemande partner R 1/2; person now on outside (of the line of 4) raises joined Rhs and turns CW in toward partner to slide in front of them (ones facing up, twos facing down), catching raised Lhs as they pass. Bring Lhs down at end of pass and allemande L 1/2; you've traded places with your partner.


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