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:

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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!

 


26 comments

  1. eem / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I really couldn’t decide between Shine and Cotlin. I love them both so much!

  2. Chelsie / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    Anxiously waiting to see what winners prevail :)

  3. Kathi / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    Looking forward to the results

  4. Jessica G / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I haven’t used many in today’s bracket, but I really now have a desire to try a few of these out. I know what I will be doing for my next order =)

  5. Ann Peake / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I could vote either way for most of these :)

  6. Ashtan A. / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    Wow. Galileo and Comfy are in a dead heat.

  7. Helena Georgette / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    Tough choices today! Love cotton!

  8. Rachel Massaro / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    This is a great little competition!! I hope my favorites win!

  9. Hallie / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I love shine! Wish I could get it in bigger skeins, though.

  10. hazel / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    love wearing cotton in the summer

  11. Ginny / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    Hard to choose – like which child to you love the best.

  12. Rebecca / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I have only been knitting a year and haven’t used many of the cotton yarns but am looking forward to trying these out as the weather gets warmer.

  13. Roxy64 on Ravelry / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    shine is one of my favorites.

  14. Julie T / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    I like the organic cotton the best.

  15. Traci Kennedy / March 24, 2014 / Reply

    How fun! Tough decision for many of these!

  16. Cindy Swett / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    Hard to choose between Dishie and Dishie Multi!

  17. Deidre Corbet / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    cant wait to see what happens

  18. Sandra / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    round two for two. Although on Dishie I knew dishie would beat dishie multi because the multi is being disc.

  19. GailD / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    I haven’t used any of these but I voted for the ones I would buy if I wanted to try cotton yarns.

    • Christine / March 25, 2014 / Reply

      I, too, had trouble between Cotlin and Shine. Both wonderful!

  20. Dorothy / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    Well, I may not be voting the popular choices, but I think all KnitPicks yarns are winners!

  21. Megan / March 25, 2014 / Reply

    Man, I picked winners on all the woolie contenders, but I am choosing the loosing teams here this time round LOL

  22. Teresa / March 26, 2014 / Reply

    Such tough decisions!

  23. Virginia / March 26, 2014 / Reply

    Cotlin all the way to the final. I just love that stuff so much.

  24. Fran / March 26, 2014 / Reply

    Once again couldn’t vote on my iPad.

  25. Grace covey / March 27, 2014 / Reply

    Cotlin