Nisser (in Norway & Denmark), Tomtar (in Sweden) or Tonttu (in Finnish) are the elves of folklore that Scandinavians have loved for generations. Yors will bring your family good fortune in the coming year if you remember him with a Christmas Eve treat.
*GNOMES ~ Long-Legged Try polymer clay legs/body (No Instructions) bad link. However, you can just look at this Gnome and figure away to make it. Dowels for legs pushed up into styrofoam. Felt clothes and you are almost done with your Gnome.