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Sicilian Circles - Weaving Action
Hawkeye Sicilian
Dottie Welch, January 2016 for 65th US National in Des Moines, Iowa
Formation: Sicilian Circle
Music:  "Sioux City Sue" Michigan Summer CD by Ruffwater Stringband  			

A1  (8)  Star Right
      (8)  Star Left
A2  (8)  Opposite Claps (own knees twice, own hands twice, opposite 3 times)
      (8)  Partner Claps

B1  (8)  Partner Dosado
      (8)  Opposite Dosado
B2  (8)  All four Circle Left full around
      (8)  Gents turn left to lead Inside Out and around to the next two

Ghost Riders Sicilian
By Dottie Welch, October 2005
Music: "Ghost Riders in the Sky"

A1  (8)  Circle Left
      (8)  Circle Right
A2  (8)  Ladies Dosado
      (8)  Gents Dosado

B    (8)  Opposites Dosado
      (12) Star Right once and a half on to the next couple
      (12) Star Left once and a half on to the next

Weave Two Sicilian
By Dottie Welch, February 2005 
Formation:  Sicilian Circle

A1  (8)  Circle Left
      (8)  Circle Right
A2  (8)  Star Right
      (8)  Star Left

B1  (8)  Go single file
      (8)  Reverse back
B2  (8)  Opposite Dosado
      (8)  Couples Weave by Two (veer to left first)

Lunar Eclipse Sicilian
By Dottie Welch, written while watching October 27, 2004 Lunar Eclipse
Formation: Sicilian Circle 
Music:  "The Moon Song" on Ute 20

A1  (8)  Circle Left
      (8)  Circle Right
A2  (8)  Star Right
      (8)  Star Left

B1  (12) As Couples Dosado
      (4)  As Couples Pass By
B2  (12) As Couples Left Dosado
      (4)  As Couples Left Pass By

Grand Star Circle
By Rod Linnell, Dancing For Busy People, page 233
Formation:  Couples facing couples around the hall like spokes of a wheel
Record:  TNT 111 "Lemon Tree" 
I use: "Seanna's Reel" on Lloyd Shaw, Nelson Labor uses  "Fiddlin' Man"

A1  (8)  Circle Left
      (8)  Circle Right
A2  (8)  Two Ladies Chain
      (8)  Ladies Chain Back

B1  (8)  Opposite Dosado     (or Ladies Dosado)
      (8)  Partner Dosado     (or Gents Dosado)
B2  (8)  Grand Star:  Right Half and on to next for Left Half
      (8)  with next Right Half and with next Left half

Note:  the four half stars weave in and out with the man leading his partner.

Grand Star Flutterwheel
By Dottie Welch, 2000, variation on Grand Star Circle
Music:  "Fiddlin' Man"

A1  (8)  Circle Left
      (8)  Circle Right
A2  (8)  Right and Left Thru
      (8)  Ladies Lead Flutterwheel

B1  (8)  Reverse the Flutter
      (8)  Opposite Dosado
B2  (8)  Grand Star:  Right Half and on to next for Left Half
      (8)  with next Right Half and with next Left half

Grand Star Spin the Top
Written by Dottie Welch, July 2002, variation on Grand Star Circle

A1  (8)  Dosado and Make a Wave
      (8)  Swing Thru
A2  (8)  Spin the Top
      (8)  Right and Left Thru

B1  (8)  Ladies Lead Flutterwheel
      (8)  And Sweep 1/4, Balance four	
B2  (8)  Grand Star:  Right Half and on to next for Left Half
      (8)  with next Right Half and with next Left half

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