Textile Crafts Textile Crafts was a common female occupation, and here you can see Viking textile gear. At the top of a small tube for needles and a spindle whorl that you could spin with. In the middle a sisare (Viking sax) and at the bottom of a weight to a loom. To the right a glättbräda. On it, you could get clothes ironed by rubbing them with a trowel (pictured one of the glass).