Hats & Roses Stroll
 
Choreographed by Sandy Nelson
 
Description: 40 count partner/circle dance
Position: Partners begin in right-open-promenade position
Music: "Close But No Guitar" by Toby Keith
Step directions are for lady. Man's foot work is mirror image 
 
Counts Step Descriptions
 
STROLL STEPS
1 Step forward with right foot 45 degrees toward inside of circle
2 Slide left foot to outside of right foot
3 Step forward with right foot, turning 45 degrees to outside of circle
4 Scuff left foot forward, (keeping 45 degrees angle) to outside of circle
5 Step forward with left foot 45 degrees toward outside of circle
6 Slide right foot to outside of left foot
7 Step forward with left foot, turning 45 degrees to inside of circle
8 Scuff right foot forward, (keeping 45 degrees angle) to inside of circle
 
9 Step forward right foot 45 degrees toward inside of circle
10 Slide left foot to outside of right foot
11 Step forward with right foot, turning 45 degrees to outside of circle
12 Scuff left foot forward (keeping 45 degrees angle) to outside of circle
13 Step forward with left foot 45 degrees to outside of circle
14 Slide right foot to out side of left foot
15 Step forward with left foot turning to inside of circle
Partners should be facing each other, arms in closed dance position. (Man reaches straight across to partners left shoulder, lady reaches around outside of partners right arm)
16 Touch right toe next to left
 
SIDE STEPS (LOD)
17 Step to the side with right foot
18 Slide left foot next to right foot
19 Step to the side with right foot
20 Touch left toe next to right foot
21 Step to the side with left foot
22 Slide right foot next to left foot
23 Step to the side with left foot
24 Touch right toe next to left foot
 
25 Step forward with right foot (toward inside circle)
26 Touch left toe next to right foot
27 Step back with left foot (toward outside of circle)
28 Touch right toe next to left foot
29 Step to side with right foot
30 Slide left foot next to right foot
31 Step to side with right foot
32 Touch left toe next to right foot
Variation on counts 29 to 32: ladies do a three step right under arm turn to right ending with a left toe touch
 
33 Step forward with left foot (toward inside of circle
34 Touch right toe next to left foot
35 Step back with right foot (toward outside of circle)
36 Touch left toe next to right foot
37 Step to side with left foot
38 Slide right foot next to left
39 Step to side with left foot
40 Touch right toe next to left foot
Variation on counts 37 to 40: Both partners release hands and do a three step free turn, ladies toward the outside of circle, gents toward the inside of the circle, ending with a toe touch. Ladies right, gents left. Rejoin hands
 
REPEAT
 
 

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