Sewing

Embroidery Floss Conversion Chart

Floss conversion: Embroidery

Variegated colors

Metallic colors

DMC CONVERSION CHART

* Means substitution

DMC

 ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

208 

209 

210 

211 

221 

223 

224 

225 

300

301 

304 

307 

309 

310 

311 

312 

315 

316

317 

318 

319 

320 

321 

322

326 

327

333

334 

335 

336 

340

341 

347 

349 

350 

351 

352 

353 

355 

356 

367 

368 

369 

370 

110

109

108

342

897

895

893

1026

352

1049

1006

289

42

403

148

979

972

1017

400

399

218

215

9046

978

59

100

119

977

38

150

118

117

1025

13

11

10

9

8

1014

5975

217

214

1043

355

Very Dk. Lavender

Dk. Lavender

Med. Lavender

Lt. Lavender

Very Dk. Shell Pink

Lt. Shell Pink

Very Lt. Shell Pink

Ultra Very Lt. Shell Pink

Very Dk. Mahogany

Med. Mahogany

Med. Red

Lemon

Dk. Rose

Black

Med. Navy Blue

Very Dk. Baby Blue

Med. Dk. Antique Mauve

Med. Antique Mauve

Pewter Gray

Lt. Steel Gray

Very Dk. Pistachio Green

Med. Pistachio Green

Red

Dk. Baby Blue

Very Dk. Rose

Dk. Violet

Very Dk. Blue Violet

Med. Baby Blue

Rose

Navy Blue

Med. Blue Violet

Lt. Blue Violet

Very Dk. Salmon

Dk. Coral

Med. Coral

Coral

Lt. Coral

Peach

Dk. Terra Cotta

Med. Terra Cotta

Dk. Pistachio Green

Lt. Pistachio Green

Very Lt. Pistachio Green

Med. Mustard

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

371

372 

400 

402

407 

413 

414 

415 

420 

422 

433 

434 

435 

436

437 

444 

445

451 

452 

453 

469 

470 

471

472 

498 

500 

501 

502

503

504 

517

518

519

520 

522 

523 

524 

535 

543 

550 

552 

553 

554

561 

562 

563 

564

580

854

853

351

1047

914

401

235

398

374

373

358

310

1046

1045

362

290

288

233

232

231

267

267

266

253

1005

683

878

877

876

1042

162

1039

1038

862

860

859

858

815*

933

102

99

98

96

212

210

208

206

281

Mustard

Lt. Mustard

Dk. Mahogany

Very Lt. Mahogany

Dk. Desert Sand

Dk. Pewter Gray

Dk. Steel Gray

Pearl Gray

Dk. Hazelnut Brown

Lt. Hazelnut Brown

Med. Brown

Lt. Brown

Very Lt. Brown

Tan

Lt. Tan

Dk. Lemon

Lt. Lemon

Dk. Shell Gray

Med. Shell Gray

Lt. Shell Gray

Avocado Green

Lt. Avocado Green

Very Lt. Avocado Green

Ultra Lt. Avocado Green

Dk. Red

Very Dk. Blue Green

Dk. Blue Green

Blue Green

Med. Blue Green

Very Lt. Blue Green

Dk. Wedgewood

Lt. Wedgewood

Sky Blue

Dk. Fern Green

Fern Green

Lt. Fern Green

Very Lt. Fern Green

Very Lt. Ash Gray

Ultra Very Lt. Beige Brown

Very Dk. Violet

Med. Violet

Violet

Lt. Violet

Very Dk. Jade

Med. Jade

Lt. Jade

Very Lt. Jade

Dk. Moss Green

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

581 

597 

598 

600

601 

602 

603 

604 

605 

606 

608 

610 

611 

612 

613

632 

640 

642 

644 

645 

646 

647 

648 

666 

676 

677 

680 

699 

700 

701 

702 

703 

704 

712 

718

720 

721 

722 

725 

726

727 

729 

730 

731 

732 

733 

734

738 

280

168*

167

59

57

63

62

55

50

334

332

889

898

832

831

936

903

392

830

273

8581*

1040

900

46

891

886

901

923

228

227

226

238

256

926

88

326

324

323

305

295

293

890

845

924

281

280

279

361

Moss Green

Turquoise

Lt. Turquoise

Very Dk. Cranberry

Dk. Cranberry

Med. Cranberry

Cranberry

Lt. Cranberry

Very Lt. Cranberry

Bright Orange Red

Bright Orange

Dk. Drab Brown

Drab Brown

Lt. Drab Brown

Very Lt. Drab Brown

Ultra Very Dk. Desert Sand

Very Dk. Beige Gray

Dk. Beige Gray

Med. Beige Gray

Very Dk. Beaver Gray

Dk. Beaver Gray

Med. Beaver Gray

Lt. Beaver Gray

Bright Red

Lt. Old Gold

Very Lt. Old Gold

Dk. Old Gold

Green

Bright Green

Lt. Green

Kelly Green

Chartreuse

Bright Chartreuse

Cream

Plum

Dk. Orange Spice

Med. Orange Spice

Lt. Orange Spice

Topaz

Lt. Topaz

Very Lt. Topaz

Med. Old Gold

Very Dk. Olive Green

Dk. Olive Green

Olive Green

Med. Olive Green

Lt. Olive Green

Very Lt. Tan

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

739 

740 

741 

742

743 

744 

745 

746 

747 

754 

758 

760 

761 

762 

772 

775 

776 

778 

780 

781 

782 

783 

791 

792

793 

794 

796 

797 

798 

799 

800 

801

806 

807 

809 

813 

814 

815 

816

817 

818 

819

820

822 

823 

824 

825 

826 

387

316

304

303

302

301

300

275

158

1012

882

1022

1021

234

259

128

24

968

310

309*

308

307

178

941

176

175

133

132

131

136

144

359

169

168

130

161

45

43

20

13*

23

271

134

390

152

164

162

161

Ultra Very Lt. Tan

Tangerine

Med. Tangerine

Lt. Tangerine

Med. Yellow

Pale Yellow

Lt. Pale Yellow

Off White

Very Lt. Sky Blue

Lt. Peach

Very Lt. Terra Cotta

Salmon

Lt. Salmon

Very Lt. Pearl Gray

Very Lt. Yellow Green

Very Lt. Baby Blue

Med. Pink

Very Lt. Antique Mauve

Ultra Very Dk. Topaz

Very Dk. Topaz

Dk. Topaz

Med. Topaz

Very Dk. Cornflower Blue

Dk. Cornflower Blue

Med. Cornflower Blue

Lt. Cornflower Blue

Dk. Royal Blue

Royal Blue

Dk. Delft Blue

Med. Delft Blue

Pale Delft Blue

Dk. Coffee Brown

Dk. Peacock Blue

Peacock Blue

Delft Blue

Lt. Blue

Dk. Garnet

Med. Garnet

Garnet

Very Dk. Coral Red

Baby Pink

Lt. Baby Pink

Very Dk. Royal Blue

Lt. Beige Gray

Dk. Navy Blue

Very Dk. Blue

Dk. Blue

Med. Blue

DMC ANCHOR COLOR NAME

827 

828 

829 

830 

831

832 

833 

834 

838 

839 

840 

841 

842 

844 

869

890

891 

892 

893 

894 

895 

898 

899 

900 

902 

904 

905 

906 

907 

909 

910 

911 

912 

913 

915 

917 

918 

919 

920 

921 

922

924

926 

927 

928 

930 

931 

932 

160

158

906

277

855

888

887

886

380

360*

379*

378

368

1041

944

218

35

33

28

27

1044

360

52

333

897

258

257

256

255

923

229

205

209

204

1029

89

340

340

1004

1003*

1003*

851

850

848

274

1035

1034

1033

Very Lt. Blue

Ultra Very Lt. Blue

Very Dk. Golden Olive

Dk. Golden Olive

Med. Golden Olive

Golden Olive

Lt. Golden Olive

Very Lt. Golden Olive

Very Dk. Beige Brown

Dk. Beige Brown

Med. Beige Brown

Lt. Beige Brown

Very Lt. Beige Brown

Ultra Dk. Beaver Gray

Very Dk. Hazelnut Brown

Ultra Dk. Pistachio Green

Dk. Carnation

Med. Carnation

Lt. Carnation

Very Lt. Carnation

Very Dk. Hunter Green

Very Dk. Coffee Brown

Med. Rose

Dk. Burnt Orange

Very Dk. Garnet

Very Dk. Parrot Green

Dk. Parrot Green

Med. Parrot Green

Lt. Parrot Green

Very Dk. Emerald Green

Dk. Emerald Green

Med. Emerald Green

Lt. Emerald Green

Med. Nile Green

Dk. Plum

Med. Plum

Dk. Red Copper

Red Copper

Med. Copper

Copper

Lt. Copper

Very Dk. Gray Green

Med. Gray Green

Lt. Gray Green

Very Lt. Gray Green

Dk. Antique Blue

Med. Antique Blue

Lt. Antique Blue

DMC

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

934 

935 

936 

937 

938 

939 

943 

945 

946 

947

948 

950 

951 

954 

955

956 

957 

958 

959 

961 

962 

963 

964 

966 

970 

971 

972 

973 

975 

976 

977 

986 

987 

988 

989 

991 

992 

993 

995 

996 

3011 

3012 

3013

3021 

3022 

3023 

3024 

3031

862

861

269

268

381

152

188

881

332

330

1011

4146*

1010

203

206

40

50

187

186

76

75

73

185

206

316*

316

298

297

355

1001

1002

246

244

243

242

189

187*

186

410

433

846

844

842

905

393

397*

397*

360

Black Avocado Green

Dk. Avocado Green

Very Dk. Avocado Green

Med. Avocado Green

Ultra Dk. Coffee Brown

Very Dk. Navy Blue

Med. Aquamarine

Tawny

Med. Burnt Orange

Burnt Orange

Very Lt. Peach

Lt. Desert Sand

Lt. Tawny

Nile Green

Lt. Nile Green

Geranium

Pale Geranium

Dk. Seagreen

Med. Seagreen

Dk. Dusty Rose

Med. Dusty Rose

Ultra Very Lt. Dusty Rose

Lt. Seagreen

Med. Baby Green

Lt. Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Deep Canary

Bright Canary

Dk. Golden Brown

Med. Golden Brown

Lt. Golden Brown

Very Dk. Forest Green

Dk. Forest Green

Med. Forest Green

Forest Green

Dk. Aquamarine

Lt. Aquamarine

Very Lt. Aquamarine

Dk. Electric Blue

Med. Electric Blue

Dk. Khaki Green

Med. Khaki Green

Lt. Khaki Green

Very Dk. Brown Gray

Med. Brown Gray

Lt. Brown Gray

Very Lt. Brown Gray

Very Dk. Mocha Brown

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

3032 

3033 

3041 

3042

3045 

3046 

3047 

3051 

3052 

3053 

3064 

3072

3078 

3325 

3326 

3328 

3340 

3341 

3345 

3346

3347 

3348 

3350 

3354 

3362 

3363 

3364 

3371 

3607 

3608 

3609 

3685 

3687 

3688 

3689 

3705 

3706 

3708 

3712 

3713 

3716 

3721 

3722 

3726 

3727 

3731 

3733

3740 

903

391

871

870

888

887

852

681

262

261

883

847

292

129

36

1024

329

328

268

267

266

264

59

74

263

262

260

382

87

86

85

1028

68

66

49

35

33

31

1023

1020

25

896*

1027

1018

1016

76

75

872

Med. Mocha Brown

Very Lt. Mocha Brown

Med. Antique Violet

Lt. Antique Violet

Dk. Yellow Beige

Med. Yellow Beige

Lt. Yellow Beige

Dk. Green Gray

Med. Green Gray

Green Gray

Desert Sand

Very Lt. Beaver Gray

Very Lt. Golden Yellow

Lt. Baby Blue

Lt. Rose

Dk. Salmon

Med. Apricot

Apricot

Dk. Hunter Green

Hunter Green

Med. Yellow Green

Lt. Yellow Green

Ultra Dk. Dusty Rose

Lt. Dusty Rose

Dk. Pine Green

Med. Pine Green

Pine Green

Black Brown

Lt. Plum

Very Lt. Plum

Ultra Lt. Plum

Very Dk. Mauve

Mauve

Med. Mauve

Lt. Mauve

Dk. Melon

Med. Melon

Lt. Melon

Med. Salmon

Very Lt. Salmon

Very Lt. Dusty Rose

Dk. Shell Pink

Med. Shell Pink

Dk. Antique Mauve

Lt. Antique Mauve

Very Dk. Dusty Rose

Dusty Rose

Dk. Antique Violet

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

3743 

3746 

3747 

3750 

3752 

3753 

3755 

3756 

3760

3761 

3765 

3766 

3768 

3770 

3772 

3773 

3774

3776 

3777 

3778 

3779 

3781 

3782 

3787 

3790 

3799

3801 

3802 

3803 

3804 

3805 

3806 

3807 

3808 

3809 

3810 

3811 

3812 

3813 

3814 

3815 

3816 

3817 

3818 

3819 

3820 

3821 

3822 

869

1030

120

1036

1032

1031

140

1037

161*

928

170

167*

779

1009

1007

1008

778

1048

1015

1013

868

1050

899

393

393

236

35*

897*

69*

63*

62*

76*

118*

675*

779*

168*

928*

188*

213*

187*

216*

215*

213*

212*

279*

306*

305*

295*

Very Lt. Antique Violet

Dk. Blue Violet

Very Lt. Blue Violet

Very Dk. Antique Blue

Very Lt. Antique Blue

Ultra Very Lt. Antique Blue

Baby Blue

Ultra Very Lt. Baby Blue

Med. Wedgewood

Lt. Sky Blue

Very Dk. Peacock Blue

Lt. Peacock Blue

Dk. Gray Green

Very Lt. Tawny

Very Dk. Desert Sand

Med. Desert Sand

Very Lt. Desert Sand

Lt. Mahogany

Very Dk. Terra Cotta

Lt. Terra Cotta

Ultra Very Lt. Terra Cotta

Dk. Mocha Brown

Lt. Mocha Brown

Dk. Brown Gray

Ultra Dk. Beige Gray

Very Dk. Pewter Gray

Very Dk. Melon

Very Dk. Antique Mauve

Dk. Mauve

Dk. Cyclamen Pink

Cyclamen Pink

Lt. Cyclamen Pink

Cornflower Blue

Ultra Very Dk. Turquoise

Very Dk. Turquoise

Dk. Turquoise

Very Lt. Turquoise

Very Dk. Seagreen

Lt. Blue Green

Aquamarine

Dk. Celadon Green

Celadon Green

Lt. Celadon Green

Ultra Very Dk. Emerald Green

Lt. Moss Green

Dk. Straw

Straw

Lt. Straw

DMC ANCHOR COLOR NAME

3823 

3824 

3825 

3826 

3827 

3828 

3829 

3830 

3831 

3832 

3833 

3834 

3835 

3836 

3837 

3838 

3839 

3840 

3841 

3842 

3843 

3844 

3845 

3846 

3847 

3848 

3849 

3850 

3851 

3852

3853 

3854 

3855 

3856 

3857 

3858 

3859 

3860 

3861 

3862 

3863 

3864 

3865 

3866 

White 

Ecru 

275*

8*

323*

349*

311*

888*

374*

341*

39*

38*

31*

873*

872*

869*

111*

146*

145*

144*

128*

164*

410*

169*

168*

167*

189*

187*

185*

188*

186*

307*

1003*

1002*

301*

1047*

897*

896*

894*

677*

676*

379*

378*

376*

2*

390*

2

387

Ultra Pale Yellow

Lt. Apricot

Pale Pumpkin

Golden Brown

Pale Golden Brown

Hazelnut Brown

Very Dk. Old Gold

Terra Cotta

Dk. Raspberry

Med. Raspberry

Lt. Raspberry

Dk. Grape

Med. Grape

Lt. Grape

Ultra Dk. Lavender

Dk. Lavender Blue

Med. Lavender Blue

Lt. Lavender Blue

Pale Baby Blue

Dk. Wedgewood

Electric Blue

Dk. Bright Turquoise

Med. Bright Turquoise

Lt. Bright Turquoise

Dk. Teal Green

Med. Teal Green

Lt. Teal Green

Dk. Bright Green

Lt. Bright Green

Very Dk. Straw

Dk. Autumn Gold

Med. Autumn Gold

Lt. Autumn Gold

Ultra Very Lt. Mahogany

Dk. Rosewood

Med. Rosewood

Lt. Rosewood

Cocoa

Lt. Cocoa

Dk. Mocha Beige

Med. Mocha Beige

Lt. Mocha Beige

Winter White

Ultra Very Lt. Mocha Brown

White

Ecru

VARIEGATED COLORS

DMC 

ANCHOR

COLOR NAME

48 

51 

52 

53 

57 

61 

62 

67 

69 

75 

90 

91 

92

93 

94 

95 

99 

101 

102 

103 

104 

105 

106 

107 

108 

111 

112 

113 

114 

115 

116 

121 

122 

123 

124 

125 

126 

1200

1220

1208

1223

1203

1218

1202

1212

1218*

1206*

1217*

1211*

1215*

1211*

1216*

1208*

1207*

1214

1208*

1210

1217

1218

1203

1204

1219

1243

1201

1211

1215

1206

1207*

1210

1215

1214

1210

1213

1209

Variegated Baby Pink

Variegated Burnt Orange

Variegated Violet

Variegated Steel Gray

Variegated Red

Variegated Topaz

Variegated Dusty Rose

Variegated Baby Blue

Variegated Terra Cotta

Variegated Cranberry

Variegated Yellow

Variegated Turquoise

Variegated Avocado

Variegated Cornflower Blue

Variegated Khaki Green

Variegated Purple

Variegated Mauve

Variegated Spring Green

Variegated Dk. Violet

Variegated Royal Blue

Variegated Lemon

Variegated Tan/Brown

Variegated Coral

Variegated Carnation

Variegated Yellow Orange

Variegated Mustard

Variegated Salmon

Variegated Wedgewood Blue

Variegated Lime Green

Variegated Garnet

Variegated Cyclamen Pink

Variegated Delft Blue

Variegated Olive Green

Variegated Teal

Variegated Periwinkle

Variegated Seafoam Green

Variegated Lavender

METALLIC COLORS

DMC  ANCHOR COLOR NAME

5269 

5270 

5272

5279 

5282 701 

5283 702 

5284

5287  

5288

5289

5290

5291

 

 

 

 

701

702

Green Metallic

Red Metallic

Iridescent White Metallic

Copper Metallic

Gold Metallic (701)

Silver Metallic (702)

Gold Dk. Metallic

Silver Dk. Metallic

Pink Metallic

Purple Metallic

Electric Blue Metallic

Royal Blue Metallic

 

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