Dance Figures
The Knot

This is a bit like a reversed Allemande, crossing into and out of it. Like an Allemande, the couples (usually two or three) perform the manoeuvre separately and end up in reversed order.

Start Face the person opposite (usually your partner).
1-2 Man and lady cross right hand into Allemande hold facing down.
3-4 Promenade down.
5-6 Turn and promenade up the ladies' side.
7 Release right hand but retain left hand; lady crosses to man's side.
8 Still retaining left hand, cross back to place.