Longways duple becket (cw)
(Left diagonal) Yearn (high-5 with spare hands when you meet)
Long lines forward & back with a roll away on the way back (men roll ladies from right to left)
Long lines forward & back with a roll away on the way back (ladies roll men from right to left)
Tapsalteerie Hey: Ladies hey ½, men ricochet, ladies ricochet, men hey ½ (heys start passing right)
Flutterwheel (see Note)
© John Sweeney
Yearn: Take your partner's nearest hand, go forward diagonally to meet a new couple; back away to finish facing them as your new neighbors.
Flutterwheel: Ladies take right hands and do a full right-hand turn until you are back in place; half-way around pick up the opposite men (who should be moving forward to make it easier), man's right-hand to lady's left hand, and take him home with you.
Emphasise to the dancers that throughout B1 the ones at the back must keep moving to the right, starting with the men at the beginning of the figure and ending with the ladies as they move right and come back in for the flutterwheel. The ending flows well if the ladies help the men into the dosido (whip them in!).
'Tapsalteerie' means upside down, and is pronounced tap-sul-tee-ree, with the emphasis on the first and third syllables. It is the Scots version of topsy-turvy.
John says "I have called this at lots of places in England and no-one has ever commented on the fact that there is no swing. Hopefully there is enough going on that they are enjoying it anyway! Michael says "That's why I haven't classified it as a contra! In the USA you would never get invited back if you called this at a 'contradance'!"
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