Chain

Usage

jargon

formal parameters: who, hand, dir, beats

examples

Dance Figure
40 Years of Penguin Pam
left diagonal ladles chain
ladles chain across set (this is shadow)
24th of June
ladles chain (look for new neighbors) ⁋
24th of October
ladles chain
28th of Januray
ladles chain *to long wavy line - ladles face in, gentlespoons face...
32 Seconds
ladles chain
504 Wood Street
ladles chain
A Proper Trifle
ladles chain
A Ravitzingly Rosy Recombination
ladles chain
A Thing of Trust
ladles chain to neighbor
AADS Reel
ladles chain
Across the Ohio
ladles chain and first corners trade places, first gentlespoon...
Allison Wonderland
ladles chain
Already Taken
ladles chain
An Arm and a Leg
ladles chain
Andie's Blue Boot Becket
ladles chain
Andie's Blue Boot Becket variation
ladles chain
Another Nice Combination
ladles chain
Apogee
ladles chain to next neighbor
gentlespoons chain
Autumn Air
ladles chain
Bailey's Dream
ladles chain
Bass Ackwards
ladles chain
Becketize the Baby
ladles chain
Bee in her Bonnet
ladles chain To neighbor
Beneficial Tradition
ladles chain
Between Buffalo and Nowhere
ladles chain to neighbor, courtesy turn ¾ so the ladles are on the...
Blackberry Trace
ladles chain
Bowl of Cherries
ladles chain
Bowl of Cherries Lawn variation
ladles chain
Box the Gnat Contra - Swat the Flea variation
ladles chain look for new ⁋
Broken Sixpence
ladles chain to partner
ladles chain to neighbor
Butter
ladles chain
By My Valentine variation
ladles chain
ladles chain courtesy turn ¼ extra to face up & down set
California Twirlin'
ladles chain
Call Me
ladles chain
Catch Me If You Can
ladles chain
Chain, Chain, Roll Away
gentlespoons chain to the same neighbor they just swung
left diagonal gentlespoons chain to shadow
Consider Hydrogen
along the set ladles chain +
ladles chain
Consider Hydrogen Lawn variation
along the set ladles chain +
ladles chain
Crossroads Contra
ladles chain
Dancing Through the Decades
ladles chain ⁋
Delphiniums and Daisies
ladles chain
Devil's Backbone
ladles chain with the couple you're facing
Diamond Allotrope
ladles chain
Don't Let's Star
ladles chain
Doorbits
ladles chain
Double Mud Pig 🐽
right diagonal ladles chain to shadow #1
E.J.M.J.F. in Cincinnati
ladles chain to neighbor
E6
ladles chain
Early Rising Robins
gentlespoons chain and roll away with neighbor
Easily Led Lad
ladles chain
Eggbeater
ladles chain
Expert Bits
ladles chain
Fairport Harbor Hey B2
ladles chain to partner
Fairport Harbor pass through B2
ladles chain to partner
Fat Bear's Reel
ladles chain to partner
Fiddlers' Frolic
ladles chain ⁋
Flirt Hurt
ladles chain
Folklife Frolic
ladles chain
Gateway to Julian #1
ladles chain
Georgia Crossroads
ladles chain
Get Me Going
ladles chain
Greenfield Petronella
ladles chain
Happy Jew Queer
ladles chain to neighbor
left diagonal ladles chain to next neighbor ⁋
right diagonal ladles chain to shadow #2
Happy Trails to You
ladles chain left diagonal to shadow
Hay In the Barn
ladles chain
ladles chain
Hay in the Barn
ladles chain
ladles chain
Haymaker's Jig
ladles chain over
ladles chain back
Heart of Joy
ladles chain
Hellooo Nurse!
gentlespoons right-hand chain
Henry & Jacqui
left diagonal ladles chain
ladles chain to shadow *
Here There and Yonder
gentlespoons chain leftgrand chain
ladles chain grand chain back to partner
Hey in the Barn
ladles chain
ladles chain
Highway Hypnosis
ladles chain
Hocus Pocus
ladles chain
Home Cooking
ladles chain
Hope's Spirit
left diagonal ladles chain to reclaim partner
Hyla's Flirt
ladles chain (look for new neighbors) ⁋
Infinity Continued
ladles chain to shadow
Inflation Reel
ladles chain
It's All Backwards
ladles chain
Jacqui & Henry
ladles chain to shadow *
Joel's in the Kitchen
ladles chain
Joyride
ladles chain
Jubilation
ladles chain
Jubilation (var)
ladles chain ⁋
Jurassic Redheads
ladles chain
Just to See You Smile
gentlespoons chain [by left hand, to Partner]
Laura's Leap
left diagonal ladles chain to next neighbor
Lavender and Lilac
ladles chain
Like I've Known You Forever
ladles chain
Love Sting
right diagonal ladles chain to shadow
Luna in the Library
ladles chain
Mad For Ogontz
ladles chain
Made Up Tonight
ladles chain
ladles chain
Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion
ladles chain
Mama Loo's Reel
ladles chain
Neighbor, Neighbor On the Wall
ladles chain
New Sweetheart
right diagonal ladles chain
Nice & Easy Contra
ladles chain
ladles chain
No-See-Ums
ladles chain
Nomad's Land
ladles chain
Not Quite Fifty
ladles chain to partner
Not Quite Fifty with encoded heys
ladles chain to partner
Old Time Elixir #2
ladles chain to partner
On the Rebound
left diagonal ladles chain
Our House
ladles chain
Parmesan
ladles chain
Partner's Delight
ladles chain
Pieces of Eight
ladles chain
Pittsboro Pattycake
ladles chain
Pizza Shop
ladles chain
Poetry in Motion
ladles chain to neighbor
Progress for Progress's Sake
ladles chain
Push the Button
ladles chain
Rad Robin
ladles chain
Rang Tang Contra
ladles chain
Rant and Roar
ladles chain
Return to Sender
gentlespoons chain
Rocket City Romp
ladles chain
Roll, Roll, Roll Your Beau
ladles chain
Rollin' Outta Barstow
ladles chain
Rolling & Tumbling
ladles chain to neighbor
Roses on the Road
left diagonal ladles chain to next neighbors ⁋
Sarah Said Yes!
left diagonal ladles chain
ladles chain across the set
Sawdust Liquor
left diagonal ladles chain to shadow
Scooter
ladles chain meanwhile gentlespoons scoot* ⁋
Shadrack's Delight
ladles chain ⁋
Shift Happens
ladles chain
Simplicity Swing
ladles chain to neighbor
Sleeping With The Hounds
ladles chain
Snake Oil Reel
ladles chain ⁋
Snake in the Hey
ladles chain ⁋
Snow Dance
ladles chain
Speed the Plough (American Version)
ladles chain
ladles chain
Spring Fever
ladles chain to neighbor
Square Affair
ladles chain
Star Step
ladles chain
Summer Sun
ladles chain look for next ⁋
Summer of '84
ladles chain
Sweet September
ladles chain
The Baby Rose
ladles chain
The Birds and the Fleas
ladles chain
The Emptied Crack
ladles chain
The Erik Effect
ladles chain
The Farmer's Bride
ladles chain
The Full Deal
ladles chain
ladles chain
The Menagerie
ladles chain
The Missing Piece, Rick Mohr variation
ladles chain
The Nice Combination
ladles chain
The Nice Combination
ladles chain
The Tease
ladles chain
The Wrong Way
gentlespoons right-hand chain RIGHT HAND CHAIN
ladles chain LEFT HAND CHAIN
Three Sisters
ladles chain
Tica Tica Timing
ladles chain
To Call a Mockingjay
ladles chain ⁋
Train Delay
ladles chain
Travels with Rick and Kim
ladles chain
Treasure of Sierra Madre
ladles chain
Triassic Poetry
ladles chain
Trip To My Sunshine
ladles chain
Trip to Brattleboro DV #1
ladles chain
ladles chain back
Trip to IHOP
ladles chain
Trip to IHOP
ladles chain
Trip to Kentucky (original)
ladles chain (to neighbor)
Trip to Kentucky (variation)
ladles chain (to neighbor)
Trip to Shorebird
gentlespoons chain to partner
Truffles for Breakfast
ladles chain
Vallimont's Steamboat
ladles chain
Viviana's Chainsaw Massacre
ladles chain
ladles chain
Walking on Air
ladles chain
Weave Me the Sunshine
ladles chain
Weeks on the Road (var)
left diagonal ladles chain
Where's Alex?
ladles chain to neighbor, and roll away with half sashay
Where's Alex? with encoded heys
ladles chain to neighbor, and roll away with half sashay
Which Side is Up?
along the set ladles chain - with a power turn **
along the set ladles chain - to your shadow
Winter Fog
ladles chain
With Thanks to the Dean
ladles chain to partner
With Thanks to the Gene
ladles chain
Write Triangles
left diagonal ladles chain to shadow ⁋
XYZ
ladles chain
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sasparilla
ladles chain
You and I
ladles chain
to Stoolie's Jig
ladles chain

Dances without Chain

Moves Sharing a Dance with Chain

allemande

allemande orbit

arch & dive

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

circle

contra corners

cross trails

custom

do si do

dolphin hey

down the hall

facing star

figure 8

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gate

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

revolving door

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

see saw

slice

slide along set

square through

stand still

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Preceding Chain

allemande

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

hey

long lines

meltdown swing

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

roll away

slice

slide along set

square through

star

star promenade

swing

up the hall

Moves Following Chain

allemande

allemande orbit

balance the ring

box the gnat

chain

circle

custom

do si do

down the hall

figure 8

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass through

petronella

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

Rory O'More

see saw

square through

star

swing