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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 (Your address will not be published.)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)

I love lilac & leaf together! Thanks for a chance in the giveaway!!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
My husband and I have really been wanting a kindle. Maybe we will get lucky since we spent all our money on the kiddos ;) for Christmas. I love the raspberry with bright yellow, and the steel with pink! Crossing my fingers, thanks for a chance to win!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersahara
I like Pea and Periwinkle. I am partial to blues anyways and that pea green colour looks great with it, I think!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermartina in newfoundland
My fave color combo of the wool felt would be leaf and magenta! Sort of a color wheel option to the standard red and green holiday combo. Happy holidays to one and all!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNickie
It's such a hard choice, but I like blues and pinks, so I would pair lapis with carnation.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBarb Gibbs
I love the coral/grape combo! I would love to win a kindle fire and love to use the knitting books on them! Thanks! What a fun giveaway :)
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmily Stahowiak
Spring and Lilac are gorgeous together!
What a generous giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJanet Reinhart
It's pretty hard to choose just one combination of Wollfilz felt. I'm pretty much in love with each color upon focusing on it. But I'll go with the latest combination of colors that came about accidentally in my apartment - Rust Brown and Bright Yellow.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLiz Kaplan
Ok...with so many colors, its hard, LOL! But, I would love Kelly and Fuschia together, and also Sun and Dark Orange. What a wonderful giveaway, but if I don't win, maybe I can make a case with the felt for my kids' Kindles:-) Happy holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterchristine vuksanaj
This is wonderful, I love any color combination of pinks. Thanks for the chance.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNancyS
I love turquoise and light gray. Thanks for an inspiring giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDonna B.
It was hard to decide but I like Leaf and Lilac. What a great giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercaroline
There are so many choices to choose from. I would choose sage and lapis or maybe deep oranges and yellows.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdlogue
Magenta & bright yellow!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJulie D
Raspberry and Peppermint for the color combo (incidentally, two flavors that go great with hot chocolate!).
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlexandra
Gorgeous, beautiful, fabulous colors and I love greens! Oh, to win a Kindle....Oh, to have those books....
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer Brown
What a great giveaway! I had never thought about e-versions of craft books, but it will be exciting to explore all the options. I love the device covers and would use Fuchsia and Magenta.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmma
For the tech cases, pea with a surprise pop of coral inside.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
I love the Charcoal and Atlantic!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTamara
Love love it.... Also becUse ican't download from italy Apple store :-(. Lo e the Apple iPad yellow combos!!!!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVale
Oh, I love all of the colors. Right now, I'd like bright pink and sun. Happy holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLinda Lum DeBono
What a great giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteremily
Wow! What a great giveaway!
I like the fuchsia and magenta combo, or maybe the nutmeg and maroon, but they're all gorgeous colors.
Thanks again!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHope M.
Because I love so many of the colors (so much!) I thought about my extremely energetic 2-year-old to pick a combination: bright orange and fuchsia fit her spirit.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
I love the felt electronics cases! What a fun project. My two favorite colors would have to be 29 Magenta and 37 Light Grey. Thanks for the giveaway!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMaggie Martin
I love turquoise and bark together! Thanks and I really enjoy and get inspired by this blog! Happy holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
Moss and Maroon!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDenise Reid
I would use 29 Magenta for the outside and 25 Pink for the inside.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie A
ooooh what a lovely giveaway!

lately i've really been drawn to deep oranges like melon, and smokey teals like atlantic.. so melon and atlantic!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRobin
This took a long time choosing but I love 31 and 62 as a combo - though all the colours are just beautiful. Purl is my favourite website. I just come and drool on a daily basis!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather Duffin
Cerulean and Deep Magenta!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
Wow, what a fantastic giveaway!! I'm obviously a Purl Bee fan, and I've been a fan of Melanie Falick since discovering her "Kids Knitting." The books sound totally scrumptious, and even if I don't win I'm gonna have to get some of them. :)

My favorites in this palate are Kelly and Cobalt.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLynda
I love the pea green and light grey color combo. What a generous giveaway. Thanks!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterpam sizemore
They are all beautiful, but I would have to go with bark and ecru. So beautiful together!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkrexach
As a mother of two little girls, I been influenced to love colours like Pink and Magenta. Beautiful colour choices!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather L
Seagreen and Light Grey!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJodi
There are a lot of great combos but, I'm choosing Lilac & Leaf and Deep Magenta & Light Grey for my favorites.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSandi G
I think it's impossible to choose a favorite! I think I'll go with light grey and magenta today!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie L
What an awesome idea!! This would make a great gift:) I love that the e books are preloaded! Makes for easy knitting!!

The deep orange( reminds me of the Pantone 2012 Tangerine Tango)
and beige. Simple, but classic and on trend for 2012.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBhammer
Deep Magenta and Leaf are my favorites! The kindle Fire looks SO fun!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer Thomas
how awesome! i love your felt - i think that today i'd choose wheat and steel. happy holidays!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLouise
At the moment I would say Pea and Magenta....ask me tomorrow and it could be Pacific and Forest! Generous giveaway, thanks.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer
So fun to have the craft books getting more electronic! Thank you for all the great projects. Love all the colors.....just have to think who would get what....
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermargaret
Seagreen & Deep Magenta!!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHaley
I love the combination of sea green and butterscotch together: they remind me of the sea and forest = lovely!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEron
WOW what a great giveway! Thanks!! there are so many good combinations I don't know what to pick. I like the 51 Turquoise and 39 Charcoal. or the charcoal and the light gray. ( the turquoise and a red but i don't see a red.)
Oh so many to chose from I might just have to ask you to pick two for me. Thanks again and hope you guys have a great Merry Christmas.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterlori
My favorites are Magenta and Dark Magenta !! They are beautiful !!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristin
I love the combination of pinks and browns My favorite is bubblegum and nutmeg.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl Evans
It's hard to pick, but I'd have to go with ochre and bright orange!
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristin
My eye went to Lapis and Spring.
December 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGinny Axtell
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