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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 (Your address will not be published.)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)

Light Grey & Steel
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKnit Em All
Rust Brown & Sunshine!
Thanks for a fun give-away!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVicki
I love the Carnation purple and Leaf green. GORGEOUS colorways all around, though. Just stunning!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa Sleasman
My favorite color combo is Charcoal + Bubblegum.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSusan T
Pacific and Light Grey.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterA of Little Alexander
My top two color combos...

Sun + fuschia for the sheer 1970s juiciness of it!
Leaf + charcoal for the sheer Sound of Musicness of it!!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKatie D.
I think coral and pacific would look so great together.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArian
Woohoo! I love the Light Grey (#37) and Pacific (#52) :D
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFrancine Grant
Oh so many gorgeous colors to choose from.
I would love Grape and Forest together though. Nice and rustic.

Those books already on a shiny kindle. Oh wow! That's my Christmas right there!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKydel
I love the light gray and lilac combo! Thanks for the chance to win a Kindle Fire, Good luck to everyone!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce
Charcoal and Cerulean - it's hard to choose!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLoren
Sky and Chocolate are my favorite!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRachel R.
These colors are so warm and rich. I cannot wait to try my hand at creating something purely delightful with them. My first choice would be:
Brick and Spice for creating rich and earthy tones.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTami
Pea and Bright Yellow are beautiful together!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRobyn
I'm wishing for this win! I like the leaf and gray together!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLynne
Ochre & Fuchsia! Melon & Grape! Yum yum, now I'm hungry :)
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStacie
This is a wonderful giveaway! My husband has been asking for a Kindle, I would let him borrow it if I won :o) I took a look at all the colors of felt offered and think I would make a cover in Magenta and Turquoise.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStacey
bright pink and steel!!! this is so awesome
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteramber
Butterscotch and Steel. Wintry and sophisticated but warm, too.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDaisy
Love this wool! My two favorite colors are Raspberry and Baby Pink
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnn Yount
Steel and Bright Yellow
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSayer
Woo! What a lovely giveaway, and some great E-books! I love the ochre and coral!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHannah
Ochre & Cinnamon!

What an awesome giveaway, and thanks Purl Bee for being all-around fantastic!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristina
So many fantastic colors! At the moment though, I'd have to say Kelly and Navy.

Thanks for the great giveaway!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSamantha
Seafoam green and charcoal.

Great idea!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKat
This is an amazing giveaway! I really love the combination of fuchsia and nutmeg.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRachael H
Sun & Steel
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMonica
Sun and ecru it's so dreary where I am this time of year these colors would be perfect. What an awesome give away! Cross my fingers.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTasha
What a great giveaway!
There are so many great colors, its hard to choose! I really like the ochre and dark orange and mouse and seagreen.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer
seagreen and spring--reminds me of the ocean!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnna
Oh, purple (332) and seagreen (50). That's been a favorite combo of mine for years! Would LOVE a Kindle Fire - what a generous prize.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSue K.
Baby pink & Mouse! The colors of my favorite pair of Converse!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLJ
I like the combo of turquoise and bright yellow -- so cheery!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermollytj
Today I am feeling very Maroon and Steel. Who knows what I would pick tomorrow. Thanks for being so generous.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKarenV
I'm a big fan of the deep magenta and the bright yellow combination. But all the colors are beautiful!

And thank you for putting on such a wonderful contest!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnita
Ooooooh!!!! I wanna win this so bad!! I'm crossing everything!!!
My favourite combo is Leaf and Atlantic.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterwendy
how perfect for craft books to be digital. i am always losing my place because the pages flip while i am working. there are so many beautiful colors of felt; i think my favorite combo is
grape + steel
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjenna c.
My fave color combo would be Turquoise & Nutmeg. Thank you.
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December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLinda
I would love the pink and orange - for my little sister's new baby for shoes! And, I would LOVE the digital books a cute new little e-reader!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJanelle
Definitely Baby Pink and Bark <3
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTamara
Bright Yellow and Atlantic! It's so great to be able to access these books electronically. Thanks to everyone who made this possible!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVivienne
Cerulean and Rasberry!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJunette
I like bright pink with fuchsia or bright pink with bright orange! Thanks for the giveaway!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTina in Boston
I LOVE the salmon & coral combo! And... if I win, I will be the happiest girl in the world!!!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBabbs
Fuchsia & Bright Yellow!!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMaria
At a glance, I would say ochre and wheat, but I could never stop at two, and beyond that I would say whichever two are the "heatheriest." ;) Thanks for all your inspiration, and for the chance to win! Happy Merry!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSally
My favorite color combo would be bright yellow and charcoal
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKirsten
My favorite two color combo is Black and Pea Green. Thanks for a great giveaway opportunity!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelisa Morrison
LOVE the colors! I'd go for the bright pink and light gray.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLynn in VA
How fun! I love felt #53 and #35 together.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTricia
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