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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, Apple iBookstore,, 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 (Your address will not be published.)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)

mmmm so many to choose from
periwinkle and carnation I think :^)
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPam
Chocolate + Forest

How exciting- this would go with me everywhere! Great ideas- as always:)
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKate
Wahoo! So glad you have gone electronic, as I depend on your books each year for those short-notice gifts. My favorite combo is #25 Pink, with #50 Seagreen!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBirdsong
Grass and Fuschia are my favorite!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJen L
What a great giveaway!!!! I think that my favorite combos (yes more than one) have to be--Lilac and Leaf, Cerulean and Wheat, Leaf and Cerulean, Bright Yellow and Cobalt, Steele and Sunshine. Oh this is sure fun-too many choices, I can't decide!!!!!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmber
Fuchsia and nutmeg.
So many lovely combos.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVivian Creigh
My iPad is chilly and needs a cozy.

1) Sky and Light Grey
2) Bright Pink and Bright Orange
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
It's hard to choose only two, they're all so beautiful, but today my favourites are Cinnamon and Nutmeg. The shades remind me of some winter accessories I just knitted up and are pretty happy with! And the names are perfect - nutmeg and cinnamon are some of my favourite things, especially around this time of year. Happy holidays and good luck everyone!!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLane
I love those cases. Not only because they're two-toned, which I've always favored.. I also adore the construction!

As far as the two color combination, since I've been on a gray kick lately my favorite would be Seagreen + Light Gray. Green is my favorite color of all time and I tend to like it better mixed with a bit of blue blue during the winter.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterElisa
Bright pink and purple are my fave combo!

So cool!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca
Ohhh, everyone is giving me great color ideas! I love: Leaf and Iris. Thanks for the chance!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristen Gilmore Powell
Ochre and deep magenta, or sun and charcoal!
Beautiful and wonderful giveaway! Crossing my fingers!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLiz Brueseke
I simply love it when the knitting world gets more and more digital! Fabulous!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
I'd choose butterscotch and beige. Absolutely love all your projects.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJane Zillmer
my favorite colours: rasberry and bubblegum
awsome cases!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNiki
These are so fun!! My favorite color combinations from your wool felt would have to be:

Atlantic + Spice

Wheat + Charcoal

but they are all beautiful! <3
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBean Paulson
Spring green and Bright pink.
Turquoise and cinnamon
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStasi
Hard to pick my two favorite since there are so many great combinations. I think the Bright Pink (27) and the Magenta (29) are gorgeous together.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLL
Wow - what a great giveaway! Fuschia and Black!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLisa
So boring, but I've been eyeing the plain white wool felt for a while, hoping to make an embroidered dining room table runner. If I had to choose a two color combination, I love Sunshine and Nutmeg!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStacy
Love the lilac and the sea green colors.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
My two favorite wool colors are No. 14 Moss and No. 11 Butterscotch. I'm still into the fall colors even though winter is here! Thanks for the giveaway!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCaitlin
coral and peach!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie
I love a combination of sunshine and peach: the soft pink fuzz of peach, combined with a bright, fresh hint of sunshine creates a summer morning, fragrant and heady, filled with the potential of a new day! This is the felt I would like to work with during the dark of winter; a subtle (yet cosy) reminder of brighter times ahead.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterannabelle
I like Sun and Dark Orange. This is the most beautiful wool.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercharlotte
wow! charcoal & pacific. love those colors together. or charcoal and sunshine.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterheather
Oh my, those cases are a fabulous excuse to finally try this lovely felt. After the holiday.....

I choose Pea and Butterscotch - I'm in the mood for colors from nature.

Thanks for the generous giveaway offer, too!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPamela
My two favorite colors are the bright orange and white.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMartha
blues and greens! what a great tutorial and fun giveaway--thanks.

December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJulia
I love Dark Orange and Bright Yellow.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKenneth Coble
My two favorite color combos are:

Wheat and Cerulean


Bright Orange and Spring,

depending on the season.

December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca Ringquist
Amazing Giveaway! I like the Lilac and Deep Magenta colors
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCrystal Hallen
I'd go bold. Deep Magenta with Leaf. Very nice style on the cases!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPicknStitch
I think spring and periwinkle would make a great combo.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSheila
My favorite would br the bright orange and the bright yellow. Love the orange and I am not an orange kind of person. Thanks!
I also like bright pink and magenta,lol. Can't decide!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBobbi
For something like this I think a fun combo like Sun and Ochre or Steel and Bright Yellow would be cool - keep it bold!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLisa
Exciting! My favorite color combination is 64 Raspberry and 62 Lavender.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDiana R., Germany
I love fucshia and cobalt. But I think all of them are so lovely!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMarta G.G.
My combo of colors would be sunshine an steel grey! Thanks!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJen Gough
My favourite would be seagreen and this time of year that is what I dream of! :D
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMousy Brown
I love the kelly green and light grey!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
Light Grey and Ecru!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertiflin
What a completely awesome giveaway!!! I've been following this blog for a long time, but now I've got to leave a comment :)
I pick Sun and Colbalt. 1939 World's Fair colors!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
I like Coral and Light Grey. I would love a kindle fire, especially one that comes with these great books! Thanks for the chance!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterUlrike M
I love Atlantic and Lilac together. So soft.
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December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
I love Lapis & Lilac together!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLeah
Ohh what a great gift an waht a great diversity of colours! My favorites are cinnamon with light grey, but it's very hard decision with all these beautiful colours to choose.So I'd love to win and make a case for the reader in cinnamon and light grey!
Thanks for this generous idea!
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrausefrau
I would choose deep magenta and the bright orange color. Because I'm kinda a fan of color, and lots of it. A kindle fire would be a SERIOUSLY fun gadget to have.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLaura
I love the Seagreen and Sunshine combo.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRebekah Stockton
Ooo! My favorite combo is Iris and Baby Pink. This is heavily influenced by my two daughters, aged 5 and 3.
December 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMartha
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