Oregon-based case and accessory maker Grove has announced its new wool sleeve for Apple’s smaller tablet. Wool padding protects the mini inside a protective, bamboo exterior. Grove has designed its sleeve to fit an iPad mini with or without Apple’s Smart Cover.
The Wool Sleeve for iPad Mini is a protective yet stylish sheath for your iPad Mini made with our natural bamboo veneer and thick premium wool felt imported from Germany. Protect your device on-the-go, and still enjoy the mini tablet’s slim feel during use. The sturdy felt and bamboo veneer make a strong statement and hold their shape well. We mold the bamboo veneer to the shape of the iPad and sew both materials together using special techniques to ensure a durable product.
The Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7 will also fit this sleeve, but the design has been optimized for the iPad mini’s dimensions and form factor.
Grove also makes a fantastic wooden case for the iPhone 5. I’ll be reviewing it in the near future.
You can buy the Grove Wool Sleeve for iPad mini now for $59. A full-size iPad version is also available for $79.