1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2s step up), dance down nearer hands joined between 3s (3s step up) and cast down behind 4s (4s step up)
9-16 3s+4s+1s dance reflection (mirror) reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s up/in, 4s down/out, 3s down/in)
17-24 1s repeat bars 1-8 in reverse: 1s cross RH and cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s and cast up behind 2s
25-32 1s+2s+3s dance reflection (mirror) reels of 3 on own sides, 1s dancing down/in between 2s to start
33-40 1s cross RH and cast down 1 place to give RH to partner and LH to 1st corners, Balance-in-Line and turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners
41-48 Balance-in-Line and 1s cast down on opposite sides behind 3s, lead up to top crossing to 1st place own sides facing down
49-60 1L+2L and 1M+2M change places RH on sides, then 2s+1s cross over LH. 1s repeat with 3s then 4s until reaching the bottom of the set
61-64 All turn RH 1½ times
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s cross and cast around 2s;
5-8 1s meet, take nearer hands, lead down between 3s and cast around 4s;
9-16 3s4s1s reels of 3 on sides, 1s (on opposite sides) taking nearer hands and leading up to start;
17-20 1s cross and cast up around 4s;
21-24 1s meet, take nearer hands, lead up between 3s and cast up around 2s to place;
25-32 1s2s3s reels of 3 on own sides, 1s taking nearer hands and leading down to start;
33-36 1s cross by the right and cast, finishing in balance position with first corners;
37-38 1s balance with first corners;
39-40 1s turn by the right halfway, finishing in balance position with second corners;
41-42 1s balance with second corners;
43-44 1s cast (on opposite sides) and meet below 3s;
45-48 1s take right hands and cross up to places, finishing facing down;
49-52 1s2s cross by the right on the sides, 2s 1s cross by the left;
53-56 1s3s cross by the right on the sides, 3s 1s cross by the left;
57-60 1s4s cross by the right on the sides, 4s 1s cross by the left;
61-64 all turn by the right 1½ times, finishing 2s3s4s1s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
1-8 This is an exercise in stepping up.
3-4 2s step up.
5-6 3s step up.
7-8 4s step up.
9-16 Quite sedate. Take nearer hands briefly at every opportunity in this reel.
17-24 This is an exercise in stepping down.
19-20 4s step down.
21-22 3s step down.
23-24 2s step down.
25-32 Quite sedate. Take nearer hands briefly at every opportunity in this reel.
33-48 Another exercise in stepping up/down.
35-36 2s step up.
45-46 2s step down, finishing facing up.
49-60 These half rights and lefts start on the sides.
61-64 An opportunity for a birl (but perhaps not for 2s in the first three repeats because they have to be the dancing couple immediately afterwards).