1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, 1L+2M turn RH 1¼ times while 1M+2L turn LH 1¼ times and 1s end BtoB facing opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across and 2s end in 1st places while 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corner and 2nd corner ending (turning to right) between corners, all set and 1s cross RH
25-32 1s+3s dance Espagnole:-
' 25-26 1s+3s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 27-28 1s+3s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 29-32 3s turn RH as 1s turn LH. 231
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s cross down into half figures of 8 around 2s;
5-8 1L2M turn 1¼ by the right, 1M2L by the left, 1s finishing back-to-back between 2s;
9-16 2M1L1M2L reel of 4 across, 2s finishing in 1st place, 1s facing first corners;
17-18 1s set to first corners, pulling left shoulder back to finish facing second corners;
19-20 1s set to second corners, pulling right shoulder back to finish in 2nd place on opposite sides;
21-22 2s1s3s take hands on the sides and set facing partners;
23-24 1s cross by the right;
25-32 1s3s dance espagnole, finishing 2s3s1s on own sides.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
19-20 This movement by 1s requires care:
19-19 1s dance the right foot step facing second corner;
20-20 1s rotate on the left foot step to finish in the sideline.
29-32 1s turn once round, only.
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