1- 8 1s and 4s set and cast in 1 place, 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round new end couples
9-12 1M+4M and 1L+4L cross (men making an arch) and turn corners with free hand to face up/down
13-16 1s+4s dance down/up (couple dancing up make the arch) and turn corners
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 from new pstns
25-32 1s+4s dance ½ R&L, turn partner RH. 2413
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s 4s set and cast (1s down, 4s up);
5-8 1s half figures of 8 round 2s WHILE 4s half figures of 8 round 3s;
9-10 1L4L lead across under arch made by 1M4M;
11-12 1M 4M 1L 4L (with free hand) turn corners ¾, finishing 1s at the top facing down, 4s at the bottom facing up;
13-14 1s lead down under arch made by 4s;
15-16 1M 4M 1L 4L (with free hand) turn corners ¾, finishing on own sides;
17-24 4s 1s repeat bars 9-16 from new positions, finishing on opposite sides;
25-28 1s4s half rights and lefts;
29-32 4s 1s turn by the right, finishing 2s4s1s3s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
9-22 Ls always cross under arches made by Mn; couples going down go under arches made by those going up.
11-24 Use elbow grip when turning corners.
29-32 A birl (left hands joined above right hand elbow grip) is more fun, and all four couples can join in on the last repeat, but may be risky with beginners.