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EASTER DELIVERY AND SHUTDOWN DATES 2024 The workshop wiil be closed from THURSDAY 4TH APRIL 2024, we will re-open on MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2024. ORDERS RECEIVED AFTER 24TH MARCH 2024 will be processed after the workshop re-opens on 22nd April 2024.

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.

2/20 FINE TWISTED SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME
 NEW COLOUR NAME
 BRIGHT ROYAL
 SAPPHIRE BLUE
 DARK ATLANTIC
 ATLANTIC
 DARK CERISE
 CERISE
 DARK ECRU
 PALE KHAKI
 ECRU
 PALE ECRU
 FIESTA
 MID CERISE
 LIGHT SKY PALE PACIFIC
 MAHOGANY
 BROWN
 MALACHITE
 DARK MALACHITE
 MAROON
 DARK WINE
 MED YELLOW
 CITRUS
 OYSTER
 DARK ECRU
 PINE
 OLD PINE
 SOFT BEIGE
 PALE SOFT BEIGE


4/20 FINE TWISTED SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 BRASS
 PLAIN GOLD
 DARK GREY
 PIGEON GREY
 DARK RUST
 DARK CHESTNUT
 DARK TARTAN
 MID TARTAN
 DEEP CITRUS
 DARK OCHRE
 DEEP PURPLE
 VERY DEEP IRIS
 EVERGREEN
 KELLY GREEN
 FRENCH BLUE
 FRENCH NAVY
 LIGHT MAUVE
 FINE LIGHT MAUVE
 LIGHT MUSTARD
 FINE LIGHT MUSTARD
 MALACHITE
 DARK PASTEL GREEN
 PISTACHIO
 PEACOCK
 ROYAL
 DEEP ROYAL
 SAPPHIRE BLUE
 BRIGHT NAVY
 TARTAN
 DARK TARTAN


210/2 SPUN SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME
 NEW COLOUR NAME
 BROWN LIGHT BROWN
 DARK CINNAMON
 AUTUMN BROWN
 DARK KHAKI
 KHAKI 
 DENIM BLUE
 VERY DARK MARINE
 FRENCH BEIGE
 BEIGE
 LIGHT SKY
 PALE SAXE
 MARIGOLD
 MID MARIGOLD
 MUSTARD
 LIGHT GOLD
 OLIVE
 MID OLIVE 
 PALE PEACH
 MID APRICOT
 SAPPHIRE
 DEEP ROYAL
 WHITE
 IVORY


140/2 SPUN SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 AUTUMN RUST
 HENNA
 BRICK DARK CHESTNUT
 DELFT BLUE
 DARK DELFT BLUE
 EXTRA DARK BROWN
 DARK BROWN
 FAWN
 PALE KHAKI
 GRAPHITE
 DARK GREY #702
 GREY GREY #700
 LAVENDER
 PASTEL MAUVE
 MID BLUE
 DELFT BLUE
 MINT PALE MINT #140
 OYSTER
 DEEP OYSTER
 PACIFIC
 SAXE BLUE
 PALE ECRU
 CONCRETE
 PALE LEAF
 PALE LETTUCE
 PALE PEACH
 PALE APRICOT
 PEACH
 DEEP PEACH
 PINE
 OLD PINE
 POWDER BLUE
 DEEP POWDER BLUE
 ROSE
 CHINA ROSE
 ROYAL
 ROYAL BLUE (SW)
 SEAL BROWN
 BROWN SUEDE
 SLATE GREEN
 GREEN SMOKE
 STONE ECRU #722
 TARTAN
 MID TARTAN


80/3 SPUN SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 BRASS
 DEEP BRASS
 DARK GREEN
 NEW GREEN
 DARK MAUVE
 VELVET MAUVE
 DEEP JASMINE
 DARK OCHRE
 DELFT BLUE
 DARK DELFT BLUE
 ECRU PALE ECRU #414
 EXTRA DARK BROWN
 DARK BROWN
 KELLY GREEN
 DARK EMERALD
 LIGHT HENNA
 BURNT COPPER
 LIGHT MUSTARD
 BRIGHT YELLOW
 MAHOGANY
 BROWN
 MID PURPLE
 VIOLET
 MINK DARK MUSHROOM
 PASTEL PINK
 PALE PINK
 ROSE CHINA ROSE
 RUST
 DARK CHESTNUT
 STRAWBERRY PINK CYCLAMEN
 SYCAMORE
 SYCAMORE 80
 TINSEL GREY GREY #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 by sending an email to susanpeck@pipers-silks.com.

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 APRICOT
 PALE PEACH
 PLUM DARK MULBERRY
 PURPLE/MID PURPLE
 VIOLET
 MULBERRY
 DARK CLARET
 CRANBERRY
 DARK CERISE
 MAROON
 CARDINAL
 OLIVE LIME
 DARK GREEN
 NEW GREEN
 PEA GREEN PALE LETTUCE
 LIME EAU DE NIL
 PALE LIME SYCAMORE 80


90/2 TWISTED GLOSS SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 AQUA
 OCEAN
 DARK GREEN
 HUNTER GREEN
 EVERGREEN
 KELLY GREEN
 FAWN
 DARK FAWN
 MARIGOLD
 MID MARIGOLD
 PACIFIC
 SAXE BLUE
 PALE CHILLI
 TANGERINE
 PALE KHAKI
 KHAKI GOLD
 PLUM  PEAT
 STRAWBERRY PINK CYCLAMEN


90/3 TWISTED GLOSS SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME NEW COLOUR NAME
 DARK DELFT BLUE
 DENIM BLUE
 DARK KINGFISHER
 KINGFISHER
 DEEP MARINE
 ALGAE
 EVERGREEN
 KELLY GREEN
 NEW BLUSH APRICOT #938
 ORCHID PINK
 ORCHID
 PALE ECRU ECRU #140
 ROYAL BLUE ROYAL BLUE (SW)
 VELVET MAUVE
 DARK AFRICAN VIOLET
 VERY PALE PEACH
 VERY 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' Designs NEW COLOUR NAME - 90/3 Twisted Gloss Silk
 BLUSHPALE SALMON
 BOTTLETARTAN
 BUTTER
BRASS
 DARK KINGFISHER KINGFISHER
 HYACINTH FLAX
 IVORY OR HONEY
 EXRU #140
 MAUVE CROCUS
 NEW CREAM CHAMPAGNE
 OLIVE
 MID OLIVE
 ROSE 
 CHINA ROSE
 SEAFOAM JADE now only available in 80/3 Spun Silk
 SILVER OR STONE PALE GREY
 TARTAN DARK TARTAN
 WATER ICE


FLOSS SILK

 OLD COLOUR NAME - Floss Silk NEW COLOUR NAME - Floss Silk
ALGAEALGAE BLUE
AQUAOCEAN
CORAL
DARK CORAL
CREAM ULPALE 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 Gimp NEW COLOUR NAME - 70/3 Fine Silk Gimp
 BUTTERCUP
BRIGHT YELLOW


480 MEDIUM SILK GIMP

 OLD COLOUR NAME - 480 Medium Silk Gimp NEW COLOUR NAME - 480 Medium Silk Gimp
CRIMSON
KENYA 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 Gimp NEW COLOUR NAME - 34/2 Medium Silk Gimp
ROSE
CHINA ROSE


40/3 THICK SILK GIMP

 OLD COLOUR NAME -  40/3 Thick Silk Gimp NEW 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 Gimp NEW COLOUR NAME - 30/3 Thick Silk Gimp
COFFEENUTMEG
DARK BLUENAVY
DARK ORCHIDMID ORCHID
DARK SLATERAF 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 Gimp NEW COLOUR NAME - 90/9 Thick Silk Gimp
PEACHDEEP PEACH