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Tuesday
Dec202011

Last Minute Knitted Gifts Goes Digital!

We are so excited to announce that both of Joelle Hoverson’s Last Minute Knitted Gifts books have become available in ebook form! In celebration, the folks behind the ebooks, STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books and Open Road Media, are giving away a brand new Kindle Fire to one of our lucky readers! 

Who are these generous people? STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books is the publisher behind a gorgeous collection of inspiring and visually stunning craft books, specializing in all of our favorite things: knitting, crocheting, sewing, and quilting! Follow them on Twitter and Facebook!

Open Road Integrated Media is a multimedia digital publisher whose goal is to connect authors to their audiences through intimate video interviews and interactive social media. Just like this behind-the-scenes interview with Joelle. Hear her insights into the culture and craft of knitting, and get inspired! Open Road Media is also on Twitter and Facebook. Learn more!

 

The Kindle Fire we're giving away will come fully loaded with ebook versions of eight of STC’s most popular knitting books, including: 

Don't despair if you're not the fortunate recipient of this Kindle, because all of these books are available to everyone from Amazon.com, Apple iBookstore, Barnesandnoble.com, Google eBookstore/IndieBound, Kobo Books, OverDrive, and Sony Reader Store. Download them to your own Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Droid, or whatever your electronic device of choice!

To enter this exciting giveaway, please comment on this post before noon Eastern Standard Time on December 22nd, 2011. Tell us your favorite two color combination of our 100% wool felt (you can see our entire selection here), and we will pick a winner at random later that day. Make sure to include a working email address in the email field of the comments form so we can get in touch with you if you're chosen. (Your address will not be published.)

OK, one more thing! All of this Kindle excitement got us thinking... and creating! The result is a whole family of beautiful Felt Tech Cases. These two-toned Cases are designed to custom fit the square or rectangular device of your choosing: iPhone, Droid, Kindle, you name it… Made with 100% wool felt, these cases are a breeze to make and joy to use! To make your own please check out Laura's Felt Electronics Cases here!

 A huge thank you to both STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books and Open Road Media for making this incredible giveaway possible. Don't forget to enter below and good luck and happy holidays!

Reader Comments (1147)

Fruit pair: Apricot & Grape
Forest pair: Mouse & Moss
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
I'd pick Periwinkle and Light Grey for such a cute project.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichele M
Atlantic and Lavender!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCora
my wedding colors!

purple and yellow.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie
Oh, that was hard. I like Dark Orange and Brick. Happy Holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara
Sea Green and Sun!! They even sound nice together ;)

Thanks for creating such a visually stunning and inspiring blog!

Happy Holidays.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHannah
My favorite today is leaf and lilac. Thanks for all the inspiration.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKathy
Fuschia and bright yellow! I love the 1980's retro feel of those two colors together. (I apologize if this is double posted. I don't think my first try went through).
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJess
Lilac and Pacific - I think! It's so hard to decide - they're all so nice!

I'm excited about these books being available digitally. Wish me luck.

Happy Holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjazzmin
What a great blog and a great giveaway!
My favorite color combo of the moment? It has to be fuschia + bright yellow...in moderation, of course. :-)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteriwannazombie
My favorites are:

1) Maroon and steel (I love pink and red tones with gray tones)
OR
2) Peppermint and spice (I'm a pastry chef so those speak to my culinary inclinations!)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy
I think seagreen and bark make a nice pair. Thanks for the chance to win a loaded Kindle Fire!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSusan V.
hmm pacific and khaki? so hard to choose.
Thanks for the giveaway!
Sarah
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Lee
a great giveaway, thank you!
favourite combo: coral & mouse.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterbrigid
seagreen and white!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
OK, I really really NEED to win this!
My favorite color combo would be Kaki and Periwinkle. how cool would that be?!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteraya
Oh, my beauty! How could I pick just two colors?! If you were to twist my arm my first choice would be maroon and grape. But I also love dark orange and steel. So many options!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJen
You mean I have to pick just TWO?! I do love both your Moss & Deep Magenta colors, but they're all so rich and beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercaralyn
Dark orange and Fuchsia, Guess I'm in a saturated color mood today! :-)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVanessa
my favorite combo is: Brick & Atlantic.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjenalla
Wheat and coral are drawing my attention today. Thanks!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle Engel Bencsko
sunshine & steel. I'm a grellow girl. :D
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentereling
Sage & Periwinkle.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKerry Weatherhead
My favorite is fuchsia. I need bright colors in the winter to keep me sane! I love your store and just visited last week.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRachel Isaac
sun and bright orange are my current fave color combo. it'll perk us out of the winter duldrums!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlicia
I would LOVE to have a kindle fire!
Steel and yellow ...
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMirjam
The fire! so cool that you are giving it away.

My fav color combo is fuschia and charcoal

Tina
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKnitKitty
I love coral and apricot! I love Last Minute Knitted Gifts, and More LMKGs. I've always wanted copies! Very exciting.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie L
Easy choices. Lovin' the combo of sun and seagreen. It's all about nature! Green Blessings!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBeth
I like the lilac and deep magenta combination. Thanks!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarol
Moss and Leaf are my picks!
Thanks for bringing us such fantastic tutorials, products, and felt felt felt.

I love it all.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterattahboygirl
28 Fuchsia 17 Melon

(: Good luck everyone.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLottie
I love Carnation and Periwinkle!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMel
Carnation and melon. They are all beautiful colors it is so hard to pick just two!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSusan
My favorite color combos are Leaf & Nutmeg or Moss & Brick.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
Pea and dark orange. Moss is nice with dark orange too so it was a hard choice. I guess I just love fall colors.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSheri
I love light grey and bright yellow!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKassie
Love the books by STC Craft (am such a fan of Melanie Falick!). It is gray, damp and cold in NE Ohio today, so I was instantly drawn to the happy colors: Spring and Seagreen. Makes me long for the spring season!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMeg Roke
Sun and Cerulean (say that three times fast!). Happy Holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterThe Same Dame
Light Grey with White
Thank you for the opportunity!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdriana Oliveira
bright pink & sunshine! great giveaway.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersgr
pink & evergreen - what a great giveaway! i would love a fire, just put it on my amazon wishlist! :)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermeg
carnation and magenta are my favorites :)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPaula Castro
I really like fuchsia and light grey together! And how great is it that some of my favorite craft books will be available on my Kindle!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmy
My favorite color combo is Sun & Seagreen!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRegina
Such a great giveaway! I love all the colors...but my favorite combo is sky and white. Love blue and white color combos.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
so hard to have to choose! I'll go with Bark & Pacific.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteressny
Ohhh...you have such a great selection I could hardly decide.
Sunshine and Ochre.
Awesome giveaway! ( fingers crossed)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelodie
I would have to pick 28 fuchsia and 53 cerulean. So many colors to choose from! Thank you for having this giveaway!!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkate
Ok, this is a seriously hard choice!
I like Maroon and Cerulean and Sunshine and Dark Orange and... and... LOL
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChristina
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