1- 8 Both couples circle to left and back again
9-16 Both couples dance RH across and LH back to places
17-24 All turn opposite partner LH and face own partner, turn partner RH and end facing other couple
25-32 All Adv+Ret, all couples advance (couples facing clockwise round the room make arches) and pass to meet new couple
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-8 All 4 hands round and back;
9-16 all 4 hands across and back;
17-20 1M2L 1L2M turn by the left, finishing facing partners;
21-24 1s 2s turn by the right;
25-28 1s 2s advance and retire;
29-32 1s 2s advance, 1s pass under the arch made by 2s and continue to meet the next couple.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
29-32 Original instructions have 1s making the arches but we retain the local mnemonic of "anticlockwise arches".