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For my first spin I decided to go with a white and turquoise roving. I started with white, and it was pretty thick and thin without much consistency, but as I continued to work it got more consistent. By the time I worked on my second batch of turquoise roving it looked pretty good! Below is a photo of my very first spin with white wool roving:

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Buying commercial yarn of premium quality can be expensive. Merino yarn is one of the best wools (in my opinion) to work with, but it can be pricey. If you want to work on a project with specific color stories it can be difficult to find the specific type of yarn to suit your needs. Etsy can be helpful for unique yarn, but again, it's expensive. I have no issues with the price since handpainted and homespun yarn takes a lot of work, but I can't help but wonder how difficult it would be to spin the specific colorways I would need for projects that I have in mind.

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