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Bjúgnakrækir – The ninth Icelandic Yule Lad to come to town

The Icelandic Yule Lads - Bjúknakrækir

The Icelandic Yule Lads - BjúknakrækirTonight, Bjúgnakrækir (Sausage Swiper), the ninth of the thirteen Icelandic Yule lads, will come to town! Have you been naughty or nice? Will you get candy or a potato?

The name really says it all. Bjúga is a salty, smoked Icelandic sausage, a favourite of Bjúgnakrækir. He loves them so much, he doesn’t mind crawling through soot and smoke to get them.

Read about all the Icelandic Yule Lads and their extended family here.