Iceland is a country with traditions and important dates. Icelanders enjoy these deeply rooted traditions with seasonal products.
16 resin Yule Figures: the Yule Lads, their mother Grýla and their father Leppaluði
Sheep-Cote Clod figure, Stekkjarstaur. The Yule Lad who harasses sheep, but is impaired by his stiff peg-legs
Gully Gawk, Giljagaur. The Yule Lad who hides in gullies, waiting for an opportunity to sneak into the cowshed and steal milk.
Stubby, Stúfur, Shorty. The Yule Lad abnormally short. Steals pans to eat the crust left on them
Spoon-Licker, Þvörusleikir. The Yule Lad who steals Þvörur (a type of a wooden spoon with a long handle) to lick. Is extremely thin due to malnutrition.
Bowl-Licker, Askasleikir. This Yule Lad hides under beds waiting for someone to put down their 'askur' (a type of bowl), which he then steals.
Pot-Scraper, Pottaskefill or Pottasleikir. The Yule Lad who steals leftovers from pots.
Door-Slammer, Hurðaskellir. He likes to slam doors, especially during the night.
Skyr-Gobbler, Skyrgarmur. The Yule Lad with an affinity for skyr.
Sausage-Swiper, Bjúgnakrækir. He would hide in the rafters and snatch sausages that were being smoked.
Window-Peeper, Gluggagægir is a voyeur who would look through windows in search of things to steal.
Doorway-Sniffer, Gáttaþefur has an abnormally large nose and an acute sense of smell which he uses to locate laufabrauð (Icelandic Christmas bread)
Meat-Hook, Ketkrókur uses a hook to steal meat
Grýla, the troll mother of the Yule Lads, eats children
Leppalúdi is Grýla's third husband and the father of the Yule Lads.
Jólakötturinn or Yule Cat eats people who have not received any new clothes to wear before Christmas Eve