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Pastel-ish Colourways!

In Dyeing, Miscellaneous on April 20, 2006 at 9:33 am

After using a slightly different technique that involved diluting the dyes before applying them to the yarn, I came up with some pastel colourways.

Here they are and they are called:

  • Blueberry Punch
  • Marshmallow
  • Salmon River

All are for sale in my Etsy shop today and as always, you can click on the images to see larger!

Why am I posting at this time of the day you ask? Well, it's a longggggggg story that involves walking out of work yesterday because of a boss who likes to scold, raise his voice and intimidate at the office. Myself and our receptionist walked out after he hollered at me yesterday.

I have only been on this job for 2.5 months too and after a change in bosses, here I am! Walking out and revolting against the intimidating behaviour. Wish me luck too…I have no idea where this will go but I sure hope it goes the way it should and he's ousted from the office!

And for all us women who have endured such behaviour from a superior, I feel for all of you! Just ask me how much I was shaking when I left and when I stood my ground when he was hollering at me….yikes! All I can say is thank goodness I have the option to walk out…never have before and if I was in a different position, I would probably have to just endure it and let my health suffer while I was berated at the office. If it wasn't for the two of us deciding to walk out together too, I'm quite sure I'd have never done it either.

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  1. Good job!!! I’m proud of you. I’ve had to do that before. It sure isn’t easy. I didn’t get my job back though because no one else was under her so they didn’t understand there was a problem. My ex-husband was very upset, but he was a jerk. 🙂 Can’t wait to finally find that nice guy who isn’t a jerk. Anyway, good job and I will pray the best comes out of this. For now just knit and dye and enjoy this time. Tiff

  2. Oh wow, I am sorry you went through that but proud of you that stood up for yourself. I was in that situation once and i did the same thing. Only I went to HR and filed a formal complaint which you should do. Hang in there. I truly believe these things work out for the best. Also pretty colors!!!!!

  3. You go!!!!!!!!! I am an elementary teacher, and, 25 years ago, on my first job, I had a principal (oops- I almost spelled prick) who used the PA system to berate and scold when I had a class in the room!!!!! Not much I could do without sinking down to his level, but oh my- my health did suffer. All the best!

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