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Old and New Colour Names

In order to standardise the complete colour range of all of our silk yarns it has been necessary to change some of the colour names.  The tables below show the old colour names and the new colour names as from 4th June 2017.

 

Old and New Colour Names

2/20 FINE TWISTED SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 2/20 Fine Twisted SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 2/20 Fine Twisted Silk
BRIGHT ROYALSAPPHIRE BLUE
DARK ATLANTICATLANTIC
DARK CERISECERISE
DARK ECRUPALE KHAKI
ECRUPALE ECRU
FIESTAMID CERISE
LIGHT SKYPALE PACIFIC
MAHOGANYBROWN
MALACHITEDARK MALACHITE
MAROONDARK WINE
MED YELLOWCITRUS
OYSTERDARK ECRU
PINEOLD PINE
SOFT BEIGEPALE SOFT BEIGE

 

4/20 FINE TWISTED SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 4/20 Fine Twisted SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 4/20 Fine Twisted Silk
BRASSPLAIN GOLD
DARK GREY PIGEON GREY
DARK RUSTDARK CHESTNUT
DARK TARTANMID TARTAN
DEEP CITRUSDARK OCHRE
DEEP PURPLEVERY DEEP IRIS
EVERGREENKELLY GREEN
FRENCH BLUEFRENCH NAVY
LIGHT MAUVEFINE LIGHT MAUVE
LIGHT MUSTARD FINE LIGHT MUSTARD
MALACHITEDARK PASTEL GREEN
PISTACHIOPEACOCK
ROYALDEEP ROYAL
SAPPHIRE BLUEBRIGHT NAVY
TARTANDARK TARTAN

 

210/2 SPUN SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 210/2 Spun SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 210/2 Spun Silk
BROWNLIGHT BROWN
DARK CINNAMONAUTUMN BROWN
DARK KHAKIKHAKI
DENIM BLUEVERY DARK MARINE
FRENCH BEIGEBEIGE
LIGHT SKYPALE SAXE
MARIGOLDMID MARIGOLD
MUSTARDLIGHT GOLD
OLIVEMID OLIVE
PALE PEACHMID APRICOT
SAPPHIREDEEP ROYAL
WHITEIVORY

 

140/2 SPUN SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 140/2 Spun SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 140/2 Spun Silk
AUTUMN RUSTHENNA
BRICKDARK CHESTNUT
DELFT BLUEDARK DELFT BLUE
EXTRA DARK BROWNDARK BROWN
FAWNPALE KHAKI
GRAPHITEDARK GREY #702
GREYGREY #700
LAVENDER PASTEL MAUVE
MID BLUEDELFT BLUE
MINTPALE MINT #140
OYSTERDEEP OYSTER
PACIFICSAXE BLUE
PALE ECRUCONCRETE
PALE LEAFPALE LETTUCE
PALE PEACHPALE APRICOT
PEACHDEEP PEACH
PINEOLD PINE
POWDER BLUEDEEP POWDER BLUE
ROSECHINA ROSE
ROYALROYAL BLUE (SW)
SEAL BROWNBROWN SUEDE
SLATE GREENGREEN SMOKE
STONEECRU #722
TARTANMID TARTAN

 

80/3 SPUN SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 80/3 Spun SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 80/3 Spun Silk
BRASSDEEP BRASS
DARK GREENNEW GREEN
DARK MAUVEVELVET MAUVE
DEEP JASMINEDARK OCHRE
DELFT BLUE DARK DELFT BLUE
ECRUPALE ECRU #414
EXTRA DARK BROWN DARK BROWN
KELLY GREENDARK EMERALD
LIGHT HENNABURNT COPPER
LIGHT MUSTARDBRIGHT YELLOW
MAHOGANYBROWN
MID PURPLEVIOLET
MINKDARK MUSHROOM
PASTEL PINKPALE PINK
ROSECHINA ROSE
RUSTDARK CHESTNUT
STRAWBERRYPINK CYCLAMEN
SYCAMORESYCAMORE 80
TINSEL GREYGREY #634

 

80/3 SPUN SILK - This list is for SANDI WOODS' DESIGNS ONLY from her early publications which may show the old colour names. If in doubt please contact us for clarification susanpeck@pipers-silks.com
OLD COLOUR NAME(S) - 80/3 Spun Silk Sandi Woods' designsNEW COLOUR NAME - 80/3 Spun Silk
APRICOTPALE PEACH
PLUMDARK MULBERRY
PURPLE/MID PURPLEVIOLET
MULBERRYDARK CLARET
CRANBERRYDARK CERISE
MAROONCARDINAL
OLIVELIME
DARK GREENNEW GREEN
PEA GREEN PALE LETTUCE
LIMEEAU DE NIL
PALE LIMESYCAMORE 80

 

90/2 TWISTED GLOSS SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 90/2 Twisted Gloss SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 90/2 Twisted Gloss Silk
AQUAOCEAN
DARK GREENHUNTER GREEN
EVERGREENKELLY GREEN
FAWNDARK FAWN
MARIGOLDMID MARIGOLD
PACIFICSAXE BLUE
PALE CHILLITANGERINE
PALE KHAKIKHAKI GOLD
PLUMPEAT
STRAWBERRYPINK CYCLAMEN

 

90/3 TWISTED GLOSS SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - 90/3 Twisted Gloss SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - 90/3 Twisted Gloss Silk
DARK DELFT BLUEDENIM BLUE
DARK KINGFISHERKINGFISHER
DEEP MARINEALGAE
EVERGREENKELLY GREEN
NEW BLUSHAPRICOT #938
ORCHID PINKORCHID
PALE ECRUECRU #140
ROYAL BLUEROYAL BLUE (SW)
VELVET MAUVEDARK AFRICAN VIOLET
VERY PALE PEACHVERY PALE APRICOT

 

90/3 TWISTED GLOSS SILK - This list is for SANDI WOODS' DESIGNS ONLY from her early publications which may show the old colour names. If in doubt please contact us for clarification susanpeck@pipers-silks.com
OLD COLOUR NAME(S) - 90/3 Twisted Gloss Silk Sandi Woods' DesignsNEW COLOUR NAME - 90/3 Twisted Gloss Silk
BLUSHPALE SALMON
BOTTLE TARTAN
BUTTERBRASS
DARK KINGFISHERKINGFISHER
HYACINTHFLAX
IVORY OR HONEYECRU #140
MAUVECROCUS
NEW CREAMCHAMPAGNE
OLIVEMID OLIVE
ROSECHINA ROSE
SEAFOAMJADE now only available in 80/3 Spun Silk
SILVER OR STONEPALE GREY
TARTAN DARK TARTAN
WATERICE

 

FLOSS SILK
OLD COLOUR NAME - Floss SilkNEW COLOUR NAME - Floss Silk
ALGAEALGAE BLUE
AQUAOCEAN
CORALDARK CORAL
CREAM UL PALE ECRU
DARK PEONYDARK CLARET
DEEP JASMINETREACLE GOLD
DEEP MARINEVERY DEEP MARINE
ECRUPALE ECRU
FRENCH BLUEFRENCH NAVY
GREENCONIFER GREEN
GREYGREY #149
IRISDEEP IRIS
LETTUCENEW LETTUCE
MAUVEPASTEL MAUVE
MINTPALE MINT
PALE APRICOTAPRICOT CREAM
PALE PACIFICPALE SAXE
PIGEONPIGEON GREY
ROSEOLD ROSE
SHRIMPFLESH
STEEL BLUEDARK STEEL

 

70/3 FINE SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 70/3 Fine Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 70/3 Fine Silk Gimp
BUTTERCUPBRIGHT YELLOW

 

480 MEDIUM SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 480 Medium Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 480 Medium Silk Gimp
CRIMSONKENYA RED
DELFTDARK HYACINTH
FOREST GREENCOTE D'EMERALD
ICEPALE POWDER BLUE
MID GREENNEW GREEN
STONESILVER

 

34/2 MEDIUM SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 34/2 Medium Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 34/2 Medium Silk Gimp
ROSECHINA ROSE

 

40/3 THICK SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 40/3 Thick Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 40/3 Thick Silk Gimp
ECRUPALE ECRU #414
FRENCH NAVYDARK SAPPHIRE
MAHOGANYANTIQUE BROWN
OLD GOLDANTIQUE GOLD
OLIVEDARK GREEN
SALMON PINKNEW PINK
TARTANMID KINGFISHER GREEN

 

30/3 THICK SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 30/3 Thick Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 30/3 Thick Silk Gimp
COFFEENUTMEG
DARK BLUENAVY
DARK ORCHIDMID ORCHID
DARK SLATE RAF BLUE
DARK WINEMID CARDINAL
DEEP JADEDARK JADE
DELFT BLUEDARK DELFT BLUE
ECRUPALE ECRU #414
FRENCH BLUEDEEP FRENCH BLUE
KHAKIMOUSE BROWN
LIME YELLOWSYCAMORE LIME
MID OLIVEGREEN SMOKE
MID PURPLEVIOLET
MID TARTANSPRUCE GREEN
NEW GREENDARK PEA GREEN
PIGEONDARK PIGEON
ROSECHINA ROSE
SEAFOAMTURQUOISE GREEN
STRAWBERRYPINK CYCLAMEN

 

90/9 THICK SILK GIMP
OLD COLOUR NAME - 90/9 Thick Silk GimpNEW COLOUR NAME - 90/9 Thick Silk Gimp
PEACHDEEP PEACH