In the seventeenth Century the two young ladies and young men were sent to lady schools at an early age. The young ladies were not typically instructed a lot of book adapting, however were instructed how to be a decent housewife. They were instructed how to cook. They were additionally instructed how to turn and weave and sew, for home wear as well as for the shops.
Fine sewing was generously compensated for, and involved a lot of pride to the knitter. Many convoluted fastens were instructed to the young ladies. The herring-bone being one sort of design. There was additionally the fox, and the geese weaving designs.