Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1916 (January) Girl Guides' Gazette - Knitter Badge


Must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself.

Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Knitter Badge

A Guide must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.
Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself.  Under 14 years the "useful garment" may be a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
Above 14 years the "Useful garment" should be a jersey, pair of knickers, sports coat, child's jacket, petticoat or pair of gloves (or something equivalent).
Show ability to follow printed directions.
1921 POR - Knitter Badge

Must bring one pair of socks or stocking knitted or crocheted by herself.
Under 14 years the "useful garment" may be a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
above 14 years the "useful garment" should be a jersey, pair of knickers, sports coat, child's jacket, petticoat or pair of gloves (or something equivalent).
Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.

1924 POR - Knitter Badge


Must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz: 

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Knitter Badge

A Guide must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.
Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz., a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
Sow ability to follow printed knitting directions.
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Knitter's Badge

A Guide must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.
Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz., a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Knitter

A Guide must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.
Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz., a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.

1930 POR - Knitter Badge


Must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz: 

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.


1931 POR - Knitter Badge


Must bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz: 

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.

1932 POR - Knitter Badge


Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz.:

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Knitter Badge

Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.
Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz., a cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).
Show ability to follow printed knitted directions.

1935 POR - Knitter Badge


Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz.:

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

Do one of the following in front of the examiner:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1938 POR - Knitter Badge


Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz.:

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

Do one of the following in front of the tester:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1939 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

2) Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, viz.:

A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, or bedroom slippers (or something equivalent).

3) Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following in front of the tester:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1943 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

2) Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, such as: A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots or bedroom slippers.

3) Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of stock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1947 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

2) Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, such as: A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots or bedroom slippers.

3) Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test: 

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish a foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1950 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

2) Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, such as: A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots or bedroom slippers.

3) Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test: 

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1953 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Bring one pair of socks or stockings (with heel) knitted entirely by herself.

2) Bring one other useful garment knitted or crocheted by herself, such as: A cap, hood, pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots or bedroom slippers.

3) Show ability to follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test: 

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from decreasings.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Decrease shaped cap from written instructions.

1957 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Knit one pair of socks or stockings with heel.

2) Knit or crochet one other garment, e.g. cap, hood. pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, bedroom slippers, etc.

3) Follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from where the decreasing begins.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Follow written instructions for decreasing a shaped cap.

1960 POR - Knitter Badge


1) Knit one pair of socks or stockings with heel or one pair of gloves with fingers.

2) Knit or crochet one other garment, e.g. cap, hood. pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, bedroom slippers, etc.

3) Follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from where the decreasing begins.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Follow written instructions for decreasing a shaped cap.

1961 (July) POR - Knitter Badge


1) Knit one pair of socks or stockings with heel or one pair of gloves with fingers.

2) Knit or crochet one other garment, e.g. cap, hood. pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, bedroom slippers, etc.

3) Follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from where the decreasing begins.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Follow written instructions for decreasing a shaped cap.

1962 (June) POR Amendments - Knitter Badge


1) Knit one pair of socks or stockings with heel or one pair of gloves with fingers or a jersey or cardigan.

2) Knit or crochet one other garment, e.g. cap, hood. pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, bedroom slippers, etc.

3) Follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from where the decreasing begins.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Follow written instructions for decreasing a shaped cap.

Note: The article in Clause 1 may be knitted on a machine.

1964 (March) POR - Knitter Badge


1) Knit one of the following:

a) A pair of socks or stockings with heel

b) A pair of gloves with fingers

c) A jersey or cardigan.

2) Knit or crochet one other garment, e.g. cap, hood. pair of mittens with thumbs, pair of baby's boots, bedroom slippers, etc.

3) Follow printed knitting directions.

4) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Finish foot of sock from where the decreasing begins.

c) Divide stitches and knit one finger of glove.

d) Follow written instructions for decreasing a shaped cap.

Note: The article in clause 1 may be knitted on a machine.

 

1968 Guide Handbook - Knitter Badge


1) Following printed knitting directions, knit by hand or by machine one of the following garments:

a) A pair of socks or stockings with heel.

b) A pair of gloves with fingers.

c) A jumper or cardigan.

2) Knit or crochet two other garments, e.g. cap, hood, mittens, child's jersey, baby clothes, etc.

3) Do one of the following at the test:

a) Turn a heel.

b) Case on stitches, work some ribbing, and cast off.

c) Knit samples of two different stitches, e.g. stocking stitch and plain knitting.

1973 Guide Handbook - Knitter Badge


Crochet or knitting by hand or machine will be equally acceptable.

1) Following printed directions, make a jumper or cardigan.

2) Make two other garments, e.g. cap, mittens, child's jersey.  One of these garments must have a fancy stitch.

3) At the test you will be asked to demonstrate some of the skills you have used in making your garments.

1978 Guide Handbook - Knitter Badge


Crochet or knitting by hand or machine will be equally acceptable.

1) Following printed directions, make a jumper or cardigan.

2) Make two other garments, e.g. cap, mittens, child's jersey.  One of these garments must have a fancy stitch.

3) At the test you will be asked to demonstrate some of the skills you have used in making your garments.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Knitter Badge


Crochet or knitting by hand or machine will be equally acceptable.

1) Following printed directions, make a jumper or cardigan.

2) Make two other garments, e.g. socks, gloves, child's jersey.  One of these garments must have a fancy stitch.

3) At the test you will be asked to demonstrate some of the skills you have used in making your garments.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Knitter Badge


Crochet or knitting by hand or machine will be equally acceptable.

1) Following printed directions, make a jumper or cardigan.

2) Make two other garments, e.g. socks, gloves, child's jersey.  One of these garments must have a fancy stitch.

3) At the test you will be asked to demonstrate some of the skills you have used in making your garments.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Knitter Badge


Crochet or knitting by hand or machine will be equally acceptable.

1) Following printed directions, make a jumper or cardigan.

2) Make two other garments, e.g. socks, gloves, child's jersey.  One of these garments must have a fancy stitch.

3) At the test you will be asked to demonstrate some of the skills you have used in making your garments.

1991 - Knitter becomes a Staged Badge.

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