Once upon a time, a Freaker was handmade. It all started when Zach Crain was living in his car, gallivanting around the country, and wandered into a Stitch-And-Bitch knitting group in Wilmington, North Carolina. He learned to knit a beer koozie and BAM! The next generation of insulating-kickassery was born. To be fair, he was a terrible knitter and soon turned to local manufacturing - but that one handmade Freaker sowed the seeds for something weird and wonderful. Now, we want to see what wonderful weirdness your hands are capable of! Tag, you're it! WHAT YOU'RE WINNING: We have 5 care packages this week featuring the artisan loveliness of In Blue Handmade! Snuggled up in the love nest of Asheville, North Carolina, Mary Lynn Schroeder and her dream team make quirky embossed leather products that put your imagination wheels in motion.Unlike Zach's single knitting-accomplishment at the Stitch-And-Bitch, the hands behind In Blue make a wide variety of charming products. Flasks, journals, bags, belts, wallets, guitar straps, and wallets - oh my! Each winner gets a prize from In Blue Handmade, a Tom Cat Cruise Freaker and a matching pair of Freaker Feet! HOW TO ENTER: Get on Instagram and show us something that your hands have made. Use the hashtag #FreakerBlue for your chance to win! Winners announced in our Tuesday newsletter!
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