1- 8 1s+2s+3s in prom hold dance a reel of 3 across the set, 1s passing 3s RSh to start
9-16 1s (with Lady leading) dance RH across with 3s and dance LH across with 2s
17-24 2s+3s dance Ladies' Chain across the set while 1s set and dance between 2s+3s and cast individually back to places
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 1s+2s dance ½ R&L to end 312
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Numbered clockwise, 1s facing down.
While making up, it can be helpful to take hands in a circle to establish the correct format.
1-8 All take promenade hold for reel of 3 across the set, 1s giving right shoulder to 3s to start, all finishing in places;
9-12 1L followed by 1M dance right hands across with 3s;
13-16 1L followed by 1M dance left hands across with 2s, all finishing in places, 2M 3M facing out;
17-24 2s3s ladies' chain WHILE 1s set, lead down and cast to places:
17-18 2M 3M pull left shoulder back to cast to partner's place WHILE 2L3L cross by the right to opposite M's original place WHILE 1s set;
19-20 2M3L 3M2L turn by the left WHILE 1s lead down with nearer hands joined, finishing below 3L 2M's places;
21-24 2s3s complete the ladies' chain WHILE 1s cast up, all finishing in original places, facing in;
25-28 1s3s half rights and lefts, finishing 3s2s1s;
29-32 1s2s half rights and lefts, finishing 3s1s2s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
1-32 Since the dancers never take hands in a circle at any time, it may be difficult to maintain the correct, evenly spaced, hexagonal format of the dancers in the triangular set.
-8 2s must be careful to finish in original places, facing in.
-12 3s must be careful to finish in original places, facing in.
29-32 3s, standing in 1st place, should make any slight adjustment to their positions needed to re-establish the set format.
-32 1s must be careful to finish in 2nd place, 2s in 3rd.