SARAKKA women had specific goddesses, akkorna, Madderakka and her three daughters Sarakka, Juksakka and Uksakka. They lived in the tent. Sarakka was mainly the pregnant women goddess. Both men and women sacrificed to her. Sami had her "always on the tongue and in the heart"
UKSAKKA Uksakka (door-woman) lived under the door of the cot. She guarded the door and helped parents watch the kids. At birth, it was her task to receive the child in its entry into the world. Uksakka protected child, especially when it would take its first step, so that it would not fall and get hurt. They offered drinks for her on the ground at her home in horny door.
socks, 1893, The National Museum of Finland, nalbound socks ; sukat 1893 The National Museum of Finland Kinnasneulatekniikalla tehdyt sukat, joista toinen lyhytvartinen ja toinen varreton. Lanka ruskeaa ja vaaleaa sekaisin kehrättyä lankaa, jossa saantitietojen mukaan karhun villaa.
Ancient wool socks -- circa A. two-toed Coptic sandal socks, using ancient techniques (looping, a precursor of knitting). Article in the winter PieceWork by Charlotte Booth on the quest, the pattern, and an ancient use for wool.