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Yarn Madness Round 5 – the Final Four

We are down to our Final Four!  In the last round, Comfy and Billow were neck and neck for most of the round, until Comfy surged ahead in the final hours with 55% of the vote.  And Cotlin trounced Dishie with 72% of the vote, so the two cotton “C”s are moving on to the Final Four!  Here’s the updated bracket.


Now we are down to the finals. Get your votes in to see who will be the top Wool and the top Cotton –  who will then fight it out in the final battle starting on Monday!

Wool of the Andes vs Alpaca Cloud

Wool of the Andes vs Alpaca Cloud

  • Wool of the Andes (51%, 268 Votes)
  • Alpaca Cloud (49%, 255 Votes)

Total Voters: 523

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Comfy vs Cotlin

Comfy vs Cotlin

  • Comfy (52%, 267 Votes)
  • Cotlin (48%, 251 Votes)

Total Voters: 518

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Yarn Madness Round 3 – Elite Eight pt 1

Wow!  2 battles in Round 2 were thisclose! In the Plantastic Battle, Comfy just barely squeaked by Galileo by 9 whole votes (see, every vote counts!).  And in an even closer match, Cotlin and Shine were neck & neck the entire time with Cotlin finally coming out on top by 5 votes.  The other 2 battles were pretty decisive with Billow getting 70% of the vote in the battle with Curio and Dishie triumphant over Dishie Multi with 65% of the vote.  So here’s the updated bracket:

elite eight

Now we move on to the Elite Eight!  Only 2 battles today in the the animal fibers bracket – it’s wool vs cashmere and wool vs alpaca.  Who will reign supreme?  These battles will run until March 31st at 8am so get your votes in!

Battle 1 – Wool of the Andes vs Capra

Wool of the Andes vs Capra

  • Wool of the Andes (54%, 291 Votes)
  • Capra (46%, 247 Votes)

Total Voters: 538

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Battle 2 – Wool of the Andes Bulky vs Alpaca Cloud

Wool of the Andes Bulky vs Alpaca Cloud

  • Alpaca Cloud (70%, 378 Votes)
  • Wool of the Andes Bulky (30%, 159 Votes)

Total Voters: 537

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Go team go!  We’ll see you Monday morning for the next round!

Yarn Madness Round 2 – The Cool Cottons Bracket

Well, Round 1 is complete!  In the most heated battle, Wool of the Andes vs Palette, there were less than 40 votes between the winner and loser!  But WoTA reigned supreme with 52% of the votes.  The other battles were fairly decisive with Capra (70% of the votes), Wool of the Andes Bulky (63% of the votes) and Alpaca Cloud (74% of the votes) all coming out on top and moving on.  Here’s the updated bracket:


Today’s battles focus on our cottons/plant fiber yarns!  Are you ready to root on your favorites?  Remember, we’ll be giving away a gift pack of the winning yarn during the championship battle so make sure you are getting those votes in for your favorites! (You’ll be able to enter to win during the Final 2 Battle).  Round 2 will go through Thursday March 27th at 8 am – we’ll anounce the winners that day & get started with battles between the Elite Eight!

First Battle – Billow vs Curio

Cotton Contenders

  • Billow (70%, 342 Votes)
  • Curio (30%, 150 Votes)

Total Voters: 492

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Second Battle – Galileo vs Comfy

Plantastic Blends

  • Comfy (51%, 255 Votes)
  • Galileo (49%, 246 Votes)

Total Voters: 501

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Third Battle – Shine vs Cotlin

Easy Care Champs

  • Cotlin (50%, 253 Votes)
  • Shine (50%, 248 Votes)

Total Voters: 501

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Fourth Battle – Dishie vs Dishie Multi

Washcloth Warriors

  • Dishie (65%, 325 Votes)
  • Dishie Multi (35%, 178 Votes)

Total Voters: 503

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Have fun and we’ll see you again on Thursday for the next round!