turning raw cotton into roving :

cotton baledw

bales of cotton from local farmsbales of cotton

the cotton is fluffed and impurities removedfluffing cottonw

and turned into battingcotton battingw

the batting is fed into a machine that makes it into thick rovingbatting into rovingw

which is then wound herecotton roving2w

then hand fed into machines turning it in into finer gauge roving for hand spinningmaking finished rovingw