1- 8 All ½ turn partners RH, retain hold and give LH to next person and all set (M facing out), ½ turn next person LH and all set end Ladies turning inwards
9-16 1s+3s (in 2nd and 4th places) dance ½ Ladies' Chain and ½ R&L
17-24 2s+4s dance ½ Ladies' Chain and ½ R&L
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. 4123
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-2 All turn partners by the right halfway on the sides, finishing in a circle, Mn facing out, Ls in;
3-4 retaining hold with partners and taking left hands with second corners, all balance;
5-6 all turn second corners by the left halfway on the sides, finishing 4L2M 1L3M 2L4M 3L1M in the square set, Ls facing out, Mn in;
7-8 retaining hold with second corners and taking right hands with opposite, all balance, turning on the spot to finish Ls facing in, Mn out;
9-12 1s3s half ladies' chain across the set;
13-16 1s3s half rights and lefts;
17-20 2s4s half ladies' chain up and down the set;
21-24 2s4s half rights and lefts, finishing 4s1s2s3s;
25-32 8 hands round and back, finishing 4s1s2s3s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-8 Balance with straight arms, as in double triangles, to form a zig-zag circle.
9-12 On the second and fourth times through, the previous 2s and 4s start the first half ladies' chain.
9-24 All very quick.
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