1- 8 All Men Adv&Ret and all circle left
9-16 All Ladies Adv&Ret and all circle right
17-24 All dance Grand Chain (pass partner RH to start) and face 5th person (new partner) joining both hands
25-32 All Slip-Step into centre (2 bars) and back, all turn new partners RH
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 Mn advance and retire;
5-8 all hands round to the left;
9-12 Ls advance and retire;
13-16 all hands round to the right;
17-24 all grand chain around the circle four places, only, to finish facing new partner;
25-28 taking both hands with new partner, dance slip step toward the centre and back.
25-32 all turn new partner by the right.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
17-24 The deviser has wisely prescribed 2 bars per dancer in the grand chain i.e., pass by the right and by the left only twice.
-24 As an aide-mémoire, you meet your new partner after passing by the left for the second time in the grand chain.