Grapevine Twist

Common in southern Missouri. Good for beginners.

Call Explanation
Couple number one, balance and swing
Do the grapevine twist Gent 1 leads his lady by the hand, out to the right and round lady 2, in a figure eight in the center and then around gent 2.
Four hands round and circle left
Right to your opposite, left to your own, right to your opposite, swing your own
On to the next, do the grapevine twist Gent 1 leads out to couple 3, dropping hands with his corner. Others hang on in a long line. Gent 1 loops around lady 3, in a figure eight in the center, and around gent 3 the same way.
Six hands round and circle left
Left to your corner, right to your partner, right and left
grand
Six hands round and circle left
On to the next, do the grapevine twist Gent 1 leads out to couple 4, dropping hands with his corner. Round lady 4, in a figure eight in the center, and around gent 4 the same way.
Circle up eight. Deft to your corner, right to your partner, right and left grand
Break.  A “break” is performed between repetitions of the figure.  After the break, the figure will repeat, starting with the second couple, then another break, then the third, and so on.