Retired Christmas Trolls
The Christmas Troll has been made every year since 1981. And each year there is a new design, and the past design is retired.
* Christmas Trolls - description by year:
1981- 12" all green male holding a pine cone
1982- two 5" (1 male & 1 female) on a wooden base w/ pine cone "Christmas Tree" decorated with green and red beads.
1983- 12" Albino carrying a stack of firewood. tag reads..."I bring you the Warmth of Christmas"
1984- 12" male holding a Christmas Flag/pennant ( green felt background with a red heart)
1985- 12" holding a round twisted vine wreath
1986- 8"male holding a folded yellow Danish star. sprinkled with mica dust. tag reads "catch a falling star"
1987- 12" male with red eyes holds glass mug of "Christmas Cheer" tag reads- "good cheer for the new year"
1988- 12" with red hat, holds a pine cone tree (white pine cone) decorated w/ glitter. tag reads- "Make Christmas Magic"
1989- 8" male red or green eyes, holds a red sled tag reds- "slide into the new year"
1990- 8" female albino with green eyes, holds a small bird (Partridge) tag reads- "The Partridge for your Pear Tree"
1991- 5"albino female, star topped staff in one hand. other hand is motioning to follow. tag reads- "follow me to Christmas"
1992- 8" male holding bell (which rings) tag reads- "Ring in the New Year"
1993- 5" albino female wearing red burlap cloak. carries a crook (shepherds staff) and holds a small bird. tag reads- "Watching over the Christmas flock"
1994- 8" male with a wooden log drum. holds drum sticks. tag reads- "to the beat of a different drummer"
1995- 5" male with green felt hat and white pom pom. holds snowballs and ready to throw one. tag reads- "better to give than receive"
1996- 8" male w/ red felt Santa hat. holds a house mouse that has a similar Santa hat. tag reads- "Santa's little helpers"
1997- 8" male holding a silver package wrapped with shiny red ribbon which is twisted around Troll face and body. tag reads- "wrap up in Christmas"
1998- 8" albino female decorated with red berries real Holly, and holding Holly leaves (from special tree up on Troll Mountain) tag reads- "Happy holly Days"
1999- 5" male with red and white stripped hat, wire-rim glasses, and holding a green pencil. writing on a long paper list which has two columns....Naughty and Nice. tag reads- "....making a list"
2000- 5" male that is building a snowman (twig arms, holly scarf, and candy cane) sprinkled w/silver glitter. tag reads- "This Christmas make a friend"
2001- 8" male holding red (w/ white trim) stocking filled with packages. Also holds a gift wrapped package in one hand. Top crown decorated w/ colored Christmas "lights". tag reads- "Stocking up for a Great Christmas!"
2002- 8" male holding feed sack. Logo on sack ...Troll Mtn Co-op Reindeer Feed. Top crown decorated w/ reindeer feed and red berries.. tag reads- "take care of all your dears this season!"
2003- 5" male holding Christmas package, wearing red scarf and riding skis made of candy canes. Has ear muffs and a top crown decorated w/ silver bells. tag reads- "Have a Cool Yule!"
2004- 8" light grey female holding pair of scissors in one hand and in other a paper strip with cutout snowflakes. Wears a long red felt cloak with white trim and covered with a few snowflakes. tag reads- "making snowflakes for your hair"
2005- 25th Anniversary Edition -12" male holding round silver ornament with "25th" printed in red. Top decoration of evergreens tipped with small silver balls. tag reads- "Silver Anniversary Limited Edition - the 25th year of our Christmas Troll Series"
2006- 8" female albino wears green apron and white bakers kerchief. Holds silver baking tray with three decorated gingerbread man cookies. Tag reads - "Christmas smells good this year!"
2007- 5" female holds small candle and Yuletide Carol song book (open to the traditional song Deck the Hall). Decorated with green holly leaves and red berries. Tag reads - "...troll the ancient Yuletide carol"
2008- 8" male carries small poinsettia and wooden staff. Decorated on top with a large red poinsettia. Tag reads - "May your Christmas joy always be in bloom!"
2009- 8" all grey male that wears leather apron with "Santa's Workshop - North Pole Division" logo, holds small hammer and a wooden toy. Tag reads - " Making toys for good girls and boys".
2010- 4" male that can stand or hang from string loop. Top is decorated with mistletoe and berries and it also holds a mistletoe bunch. Tag reads - "Under the mistletoe good things happen!".
2011- 8" male wearing large red hat with white fur trim and standing in "pile" of snow. Holding snow shovel (made from hickory nut hull) full of snow. Tag reads - "Clearing the way for Santa's sleigh".
2012- 8" female albino holding red and green quilt and a golden needle with red and green threads. Decorations on top include gold buttons and red and green thread. Tag reads " Christmas Quilts we are a sewing for when it's cold and blowing".
2013- 5" male with holly and berries decorations crown, holding a leather belt of sleigh bells. Tag reads - "Sleigh bells ring.... are you listening?".
2014- 5" female albino holding a bough of holly getting ready to decorate the "hall". Tag reads - "Deck the Halls!".
2015- 8" female wearing green apron and holding a wooden bowl and a wire wisk. Tag reads - "Whip Up some Christmas Spirit!".
2016- 8" male holding red feather ink quill/pen and troll themed Christmas card (featuring a Ken Arensbak drawing. Tag reads - "Keeping in touch with family and friends"
2017- 5" male with green elf hat, holding North Pole Flight Map in one hand, with a Reindeer flight student nearby. Tag reads " teaching reindeer how to fly:)"
2018- 5" Albino female decorating a Christmas tree with gold garland. Tag reads - "trimming the tree with Yuletide glee"
2019 - 5" male wearing red minstrel hat with feather, playing gold trumpet with special banner. "the pipers are piping to bring you Good Cheer!"
2020 - 5" female wearing holiday apron and holding a miniature version of our troll faced cookie cutter. Tag reads.. "Bake yourself a merry little Christmas!".
2021 - 5" male holding pencil and December/November calendar page. Tag reads.. "Marking the Date to Celebrate!"