Icelandic Yule Lad - Sausage Thief
Bjúgnakrækir or Sausage Thief (20th Dec.) is the ninth Yule Lad to make his way down from the mountains.
Once he spots a house, he heads straight to the kitchen. In the old days, he had to climb up to the rafters to get at the tasty sausages hung there to smoke over the fire. These days life is a lot easier for Sausage Thief - he simply opens the refrigerator door!
Size: in cm: 11,50 /in.: 4,52
The ninth was Sausage Swiper,
a shifty pilferer.
He climbed up to the rafters
and raided food from there.
Sitting on a crossbeam
in soot and in smoke,
he fed himself on sausage
fit for gentlefolk.
Story of the Icelandic Yule Lads
The Santa lads arrive one by one over the final 13 nights leading up to Christmas and they leave small gifts in shoes that children place on windowsills.
Care to know more about the other Christmas lads?
WANT TO BUY THE SET OF ALL THE FIGURINES?
You can get Christmas figurines with the 13 Icelandic Yule Lads here to decorate your home.
Here is a set of all 16 yule figurines
There are also a set of Yule Lad-themed Christmas decorations and ornaments for you to decorate your Christmas tree or other things to hang them on.
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