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Square Dance Basic 2: Sweep a Quarter

Sweep a Quarter at Taminations
Sweep a Quarter video (3:22 to 3:58)

Basic 2

Sweep a Quarter

This call always follows a call that ends in a circling movement:
dancers continue the circling movement from the prior call, stepping/side-stepping an extra 90° (one quarter)
in the circling direction.

shown here:
flutterwheel and sweep a quarter

do a normal
flutterwheel ...

... and then rotate 90° more
in the circling direction ...

... to get the normal flutterwheel end, rotated 90°
Basic 2

Sample Calls: