1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH, 1L casts up to face down between 2s as 1M casts down to face up between 3s
9-16 2s+1s+3s set, 1s ¾ turn RH to opposite sides, 2s+1s+3s set and 1s ¾ turn LH ready for...
17-24 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across, 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple. 1s end in centre RSh to RSh facing opposite sides
25-32 Fig of 8 for 3 couples:-
' 25-28 1s pass RSh, 2M+2L follow 1M through 3L and 3M place while 3L+3M follow 1L through 1M and 1L place. 1s end in centre LSh to LSh
' 29-32 All repeat Fig of 8 passing LSh
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
25-28 This is a derivative of the snake/smoke figure, starting on the first corners' diagonal.
29-32 This is the standard form of the snake/smoke figure, starting on the second corners' diagonal.
Blainslie is in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland about 30 miles south east of Edinburgh.