There are several ways to start this dance and count its timing. We recommend following how your regular instructor starts and counts it.
Beginner lessons by Jo Thompson and Tim Szymanski
Starting footwork and closed basics
Outside and Inside turns
Left turning basic
Left turning basic w inside turn
Right turning basic
Above w outside turn + Traveling Lunge basic
Connecting patterns together
Current day dancers typically do a smooth "Drift Cross" pattern as explained in this Michael Kiehm video which also includes the "Alternative basic."