1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple above them
9-16 1s and 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while 2s and 5s ½ turn RH and chase clockwise to other end of set
17-24 1s and 3s dance ½ Reels of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners
25-32 1s and 3s dance ½ Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH and cast down 1 place own sides. 24153
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s 3s cross by the right and cast;
5-8 1s 3s half figures of 8 round 2s 4s;
9-12 1s 3s turn by the right WHILE 2s and 5s cross by the right and chase clockwise round the set;
13-16 1s 3s turn by the left WHILE 2s and 5s continue to chase clockwise round the set (finishing 5s at top, 2s at bottom);
17-20 1s 3s half diagonal reels of 4 with first corner positions;
21-24 1s 3s repeat with second corner positions;
25-28 1s 3s repeat with partners' first corner positions;
29-32 1s 3s turn by the left and cast, finishing 2s4s1s5s3s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
1-32 1M3M 1L3L cover throughout.
3-4 2s 4s step up.
9-16 2s 5s cover diagonally in the chase.
17-28 2s 4s 5s cover appropriately in the half diagonal reels; 2s 5s must not stop on reaching 3rd position.
31-32 4s 5s step up.
Polharrow Burn is a stream in Dumfries and Galloway, which rises in Loch Harrow and flows eastwards towards St John's Town of Dalry.