Höskuld´s cloak and the “social skin”

I am really bored with what I am weaving at the moment, and can’t stop thinking about a passage in Njál´s Saga, which explicitly suggests that in the Norse cultural world, weaving cloth was connected to birth, life, fate, and a person’s being and essence.

Feldur by Hildurhak

The word feldur is Icelandic and means a skin from a living or a dead animal.