Apprentice insignia are crafted with the rank Apprentice (tier 3) and determine what prefix, and thus attributes, armor will be crafted with. Cotton insignia produce armor in Fine quality, and embroidered cotton insignia in Masterwork quality. Intricate cotton insignia produce armor in Rare quality, and their recipes must be purchased from a master craftsman.
The generic recipes for crafting a cotton insignia are:
|Cotton Insignia||=||1 Bolt of Cotton||+ Fine Crafting Material3|
|Embroidered Cotton Insignia||=||1 Cotton Patch||+ Fine Crafting Material8|
|Intricate Cotton Insignia||=||2 Cotton Patch||+ 15 Fine Crafting Material|