Skellemafago
for a line of as many couples as will
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
The regular progressive formula of (n-1)x3 serves for each of the choruses, with two extra repeats for each verse.
3 couples = 24 repeats, 4 = 33, 5 = 42
Music: none
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A (one repeat)
1&2: Lead up a double, fall back a double, face your partner
3&4: Set and turn single, left
Verse 1, Part B (one repeat)
1&2: Lead up a double, fall back a double, face your partner
3&4: Set and turn single, right
First progressive figure
1&2: Couple 1 arm left (take right arms, walk left) one and a half times around, coming together between couple 2 and breaking apart to end up in the 2nd couple's place, improper
3: Couple 1 sets (step left, step right) to couple 2 above them
4: Couple 1 changes places with each other in one double
R: Continue switching down the line, the other couples following, sitting out at the bottom or top and coming back in as the opposite.  When everyone is back in place, the second verse can begin
Part 2
Verse 2
1&2: Side left with your partner (double forward to line up right shoulders, back a double)
3&4: Set and turn single, left
Verse 1, Part B (one repeat)
1&2: Side right with your partner (double forward to line up left shoulders, back a double)
3&4: Set and turn single, right
Second progressive figure
1: Couple 1 slips down between couple 2
2: Couple 1 turns each other all the way around in one double, couple 2 doing the same
3: Man 1 and man 2 turn each others woman all the way around in one double, man 2 going around behind man 1 to get to woman 1, everyone returning to where they started the turning at the end
4: Couple 1 turns each other all the way around in one double, couple 2 doing the same
R: Continue switching down the line, the other couples following, sitting out at the bottom or top and coming back in as the opposite.  When everyone is back in place, the third verse can begin
Part 3
Verse 3
1&2: Arm left with your partner (take right arms and walk two doubles around to the left)
3&4: Set and turn single, left
Verse 1, Part B (one repeat)
1&2: Arm right with your partner (take left arms and walk two doubles around to the right)
3&4: Set and turn single, right
Third progressive figure
1&2: Couple 1 and couple 2 take right hands across and go all the way around in 2 doubles
3: Man 1 changes places with woman 2 in one double, woman 1 and man 2 doing the same
4: Couple 1 switch places with each other in one double, couple 2 doing the same
R: Continue switching down the line, the other couples following, sitting out at the bottom or top and coming back in as the opposite.  When everyone is back in place, the dance is finished