Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Spinner

A Guide should bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yard as requested by the examiner.
She should also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn, which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.
1930 POR - Spinner Badge

A Guide should bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
She should also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.
1931 POR - Spinner Badge

A Guide should bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
She should also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.

1932 POR - Spinner Badge


Bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
Also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.
1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Spinner Badge

Bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
Also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn, which she has made and dyed unaided.
She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.

1935 POR - Spinner Badge


Bring wool to the examination that she has herself washed and carded.
At the examination she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
Also bring to the examination samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.

1938 POR - Spinner Badge


Bring wool to the test that she has herself washed and carded.
At the test she should spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the examiner.
Also bring to the test samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  She should know how to oil wheel and pirn.

1939 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Bring wool to the test that she has herself washed and carded.
2) Spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the tester.
3) Also bring to the test samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  Oil wheel and pirn.

1943 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Bring wool to the test that she has herself washed and carded.

2) Spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the tester.

3) Bring to the test samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  Oil wheel and pirn.

1947 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Bring wool to the test that she has herself washed and carded.

2) Spin it into knitting or weaving yarn as requested by the tester.

3) Bring to the test samples of both knitting and weaving yarn which she has made and dyed unaided.  Oil wheel and pirn.

1950 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece and, leaving this on the spindle, be prepared to continue the spinning at the test.

2) Bring at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes of mordant, dye materials, etc.

3) Produce some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

4) Bring to the test teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; also a sample (about an oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Be able to answer questions on this process of spinning; or

Understand the way in which a spinning wheel works; be able to name the parts.

5) Make good notes on the story of spinning from early days to the present time.

1953 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece and, leaving this on the spindle, be prepared to continue the spinning at the test.

2) Bring at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes of mordant, dye materials, etc.

3) Produce some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

4) Bring to the test teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; also a sample (about an oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Be able to answer questions on this process of spinning; or

Understand the way in which a spinning wheel works; be able to name the parts.

5) Make good notes on the story of spinning from early days to the present time.

1957 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes of mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

4) Make notes on the history of spinning from early days to the present time.

1960 POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes on mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

4) Make notes on the history of spinning from early days to the present time.

1961 (July) POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes on mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

4) Make notes on the history of spinning from early days to the present time.

1964 (March) POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes on mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

4) Make notes on the history of spinning from early days to the present time.

1965 (July) POR - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes on mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

4) Make notes on the history of spinning from early days to the present time.

1968 Guide Handbook - Spinner Badge


1) Make a simple hand-spindle, tease and spin fleece, continue the spinning at the test.

2) a) Show at least six samples of fleece washed and dyed with vegetable dyes made from her own collection of leaves, bark, or roots, with notes on mordant, dye materials, etc.

b) Show some examples of the interesting yarns obtained by doubling or plying some of these samples with other wool, silk, or cotton, etc.

3) a) Show: teased and carded rolags in readiness for spinning on a wheel; a sample (about 1 oz.) of yarn spun on a wheel.  Answer questions on this process of spinning; or

b) Name the parts of a spinning wheel and understand how it works.

1973 Guide Handbook - Spinner Badge


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