Master list

My master list of DMC embroidery floss

Header photo by: Mel Poole

This is my master list of standard six strand DMC Embroidery floss. It has been compiled from various sources. The definitive list is available on the DMC website.

Six strand cotton embroidery floss

Sample Number Name

Ecru Ecru/off-white

Blanc White

B5200 Snow White

White White

01 White Tin

02 Tin

03 Medium Tin

04 Dark Tin

05 Light Driftwood

06 Medium Light Driftwood

07 Driftwood

08 Dark Driftwood

09 Very Dark Cocoa

10 Very Light Tender Green

11 Light Tender Green

12 Tender Green

13 Medium Light Nile Green

14 Pale Apple Green

15 Apple Green

16 Light Chartreuse

17 Light Yellow Plum

18 Yellow Plum

19 Medium Light Autumn Gold

20 Shrimp

21 Light Alizarin

22 Alizarin

23 Apple Blossom

24 White Lavender

25 Ultra Light Lavendar

26 Pale Lavendar

27 White Violet

28 Medium Light Eggplant

29 Eggplant

30 Medium Light Blueberry

31 Blueberry

32 Dark Blueberry

33 Fuschsia

34 Dark Fuchsia

35 Very Dark Fuchsia

150 Red - Bright

151 Pink

152 Tawny - Dark

153 Lilac

154 Red - Very Dark

155 Forget-me-not Blue

156 Blue - Medium

157 Blue - Light

158 Blue - Dark

159 Petrol Blue - Light

160 Petrol Blue - Medium

161 Petrol Blue - Dark

162 Baby Blue - Light

163 Green

164 Green - Light

165 Green - Bright

166 Lime Green

167 Khaki Brown

168 Silver Gray

169 Pewter Gray

208 Lavender - Very Dark

209 Lavender - Dark

210 Lavender - Medium

211 Lavender - Light

221 Shell Pink - Very Dark

223 Shell Pink - Light

224 Shell Pink - Very Light

225 Shell Pink - Ultra Very Light

300 Mahogany - Very Dark

301 Mahogany - Medium

304 Red - Medium

307 Lemon

309 Rose - Dark

310 Black

311 Blue - Medium

312 Baby Blue - Very Dark

315 Antique Mauve - Medium Dark

316 Antique Mauve - Medium

317 Pewter Gray

318 Steel Gray - Light

319 Pistachio Green - Very Dark

320 Pistachio Green - Medium

321 Red

322 Baby Blue

326 Rose - Very Dark

327 Violet

333 Blue Violet - Very Dark

334 Baby Blue - Medium

335 Rose

336 Blue

340 Blue Violet - Medium

341 Blue Violet - Light

347 Salmon - Very Dark

349 Coral - Dark

350 Coral - Medium

351 Coral

352 Coral - Light

353 Peach

355 Terra Cotta - Dark

356 Terra Cotta - Medium

367 Pistachio Green - Dark

368 Pistachio Green - Light

369 Pistachio Green - Very Light

370 Mustard - Medium

371 Mustard

372 Mustard - Light

400 Mahogany - Dark

402 Mahogany - Very Light

407 Desert Sand - Dark

413 Pewter Gray - Dark

414 Steel Gray - Dark

415 Pearl Gray

420 Hazelnut Brown - Dark

422 Hazelnut Brown - Light

433 Brown - Medium

434 Brown - Light

435 Brown - Very Light

436 Tan

437 Tan - Light

444 Lemon - Dark

445 Lemon - Light

451 Shell Gray - Dark

452 Shell Gray - Medium

453 Shell Gray - Light

469 Avocado Green

470 Avocado Green - Light

471 Avocado Green - Very Light

472 Avocado Green - Ultra Light

498 Red - Dark

500 Blue Green - Very Dark

501 Blue Green - Dark

502 Blue Green

503 Blue Green - Medium

504 Blue Green - Very Light

505 Grass Green - Dark

517 Wedgewood - Dark

518 Wedgewood - Light

519 Sky Blue

520 Fern Green - Dark

522 Fern Green

523 Fern Green - Light

524 Fern Green - Very Light

535 Ash Gray - Very Light

543 Beige Brown - Ultra Very Light

550 Violet - Very Dark

552 Violet - Medium

553 Violet

554 Violet - Light

561 Jade - Very Dark

562 Jade - Medium

563 Jade - Light

564 Jade - Very Light

580 Moss Green - Dark

581 Moss Green

597 Turquoise

598 Turquoise - Light

600 Cranberry - Very Dark

601 Cranberry - Dark

602 Cranberry - Medium

603 Cranberry

604 Cranberry - Light

605 Cranberry - Very Light

606 Orange-red - Bright

608 Orange - Bright

610 Drab Brown - Dark

611 Drab Brown

612 Drab Brown - Light

613 Drab Brown - Very Light

632 Desert Sand - Ultra Very Dark

640 Beige Gray - Very Dark

642 Beige Gray - Dark

644 Beige Gray - Medium

645 Beaver Gray - Very Dark

646 Beaver Gray - Dark

647 Beaver Gray - Medium

648 Beaver Gray - Light

666 Red - Bright

676 Old Gold - Light

677 Old Gold - Very Light

680 Old Gold - Dark

699 Green

700 Green - Bright

701 Green - Light

702 Kelly Green

703 Chartreuse

704 Chartreuse - Bright

712 Cream

718 Plum

720 Orange Spice - Dark

721 Orange Spice - Medium

722 Orange Spice - Light

725 Topaz

726 Topaz - Light

727 Topaz - Very Light

728 Golden Yellow

729 Old Gold - Medium

730 Olive Green - Very Dark

731 Olive Green - Dark

732 Olive Green

733 Olive Green - Medium

734 Olive Green - Light

738 Tan - Very Light

739 Tan - Ultra Very Light

740 Tangerine

741 Tangerine - Medium

742 Tangerine - Light

743 Yellow - Medium

744 Yellow - Pale

745 Yellow - Light Pale

746 Off White

747 Sky Blue - Very Light

754 Peach - Light

758 Terra Cotta - Very Light

760 Salmon

761 Salmon - Light

762 Pearl Gray - Very Light

772 Yellow Green - Very Light

775 Baby Blue - Very Light

776 Pink - Medium

777 Red - Deep

778 Antique Mauve - Very Light

779 Brown

780 Topaz - Ultra Very Dark

781 Topaz - Very Dark

782 Topaz - Dark

783 Topaz - Medium

791 Cornflower Blue - Very Dark

792 Cornflower Blue - Dark

793 Cornflower Blue - Medium

794 Cornflower Blue - Light

796 Royal Blue - Dark

797 Royal Blue

798 Delft Blue - Dark

799 Delft Blue - Medium

800 Delft Blue - Pale

801 Coffee Brown - Dark

803 Blue - Deep

806 Peacock Blue - Dark

807 Peacock Blue

809 Delft Blue

813 Blue - Light

814 Garnet - Dark

815 Garnet - Medium

816 Garnet

817 Coral Red - Very Dark

818 Baby Pink

819 Baby Pink - Light

820 Royal Blue - Very Dark

822 Beige Gray - Light

823 Blue - Dark

824 Blue - Very Dark

825 Blue - Dark

826 Blue - Medium

827 Blue - Very Light

828 Blue - Ultra Very Light

829 Golden Olive - Very Dark

830 Golden Olive - Dark

831 Golden Olive - Medium

832 Golden Olive

833 Golden Olive - Light

834 Golden Olive - Very Light

838 Beige Brown - Very Dark

839 Beige Brown - Dark

840 Beige Brown - Medium

841 Beige Brown - Light

842 Beige Brown - Very Light

844 Beaver Gray - Ultra Dark

869 Hazelnut Brown - Very Dark

890 Pistachio Green - Ultra Dark

891 Carnation - Dark

892 Carnation - Medium

893 Carnation - Light

894 Carnation - Very Light

895 Hunter Green - Very Dark

898 Coffee Brown - Very Dark

899 Rose - Medium

900 Burnt Orange - Dark

902 Garnet - Very Dark

904 Parrot Green - Very Dark

905 Parrot Green - Dark

906 Parrot Green - Medium

907 Parrot Green - Light

909 Emerald Green - Very Dark

910 Emerald Green - Dark

911 Emerald Green - Medium

912 Emerald Green - Light

913 Nile Green - Medium

915 Plum - Dark

917 Plum - Medium

918 Red Copper - Dark

919 Red Copper

920 Copper - Medium

921 Copper

922 Copper - Light

924 Gray Green - Very Dark

926 Gray Green - Medium

927 Gray Green - Light

928 Gray Green - Very Light

930 Antique Blue - Dark

931 Antique Blue - Medium

932 Antique Blue - Light

934 Avocado Green - Black

935 Avocado Green - Dark

936 Avocado Green - Very Dark

937 Avocado Green - Medium

938 Coffee Brown - Ultra Dark

939 Blue - Very Dark

943 Aquamarine - Medium

945 Tawny

946 Burnt Orange - Medium

947 Burnt Orange

948 Peach - Very Light

950 Desert Sand - Light

951 Tawny - Light

954 Nile Green

955 Nile Green - Light

956 Geranium

957 Geranium - Pale

958 Seagreen - Dark

959 Seagreen - Medium

961 Dusty Rose - Dark

962 Dusty Rose - Medium

963 Dusty Rose - Ultra Very Light

964 Seagreen - Light

966 Baby Green - Medium

967 Peach - Light

970 Pumpkin - Light

971 Pumpkin

972 Canary - Deep

973 Canary - Bright

975 Golden Brown - Dark

976 Golden Brown - Medium

977 Golden Brown - Light

986 Forest Green - Very Dark

987 Forest Green - Dark

988 Forest Green - Medium

989 Forest Green

991 Aquamarine - Dark

992 Aquamarine - Light

993 Aquamarine - Very Light

995 Electric Blue - Dark

996 Electric Blue - Medium

3011 Khaki Green - Dark

3012 Khaki Green - Medium

3013 Khaki Green - Light

3021 Brown Gray - Very Dark

3022 Brown Gray - Medium

3023 Brown Gray - Light

3024 Brown Gray - Very Light

3031 Mocha Brown - Very Dark

3032 Mocha Brown - Medium

3033 Mocha Brown - Very Light

3041 Antique Violet - Medium

3042 Antique Violet - Light

3045 Yellow Beige - Dark

3046 Yellow Beige - Medium

3047 Yellow Beige - Light

3051 Green Gray - Dark

3052 Green Gray - Medium

3053 Green Gray

3064 Desert Sand

3072 Beaver Gray - Very Light

3078 Golden Yellow - Very Light

3325 Baby Blue - Light

3326 Rose - Light

3328 Salmon - Dark

3340 Apricot - Medium

3341 Apricot

3345 Hunter Green - Dark

3346 Hunter Green

3347 Yellow Green - Medium

3348 Yellow Green - Light

3350 Dusty Rose - Ultra Dark

3354 Dusty Rose - Light

3362 Pine Green - Dark

3363 Pine Green - Medium

3364 Pine Green

3371 Black Brown

3607 Plum - Light

3608 Plum - Very Light

3609 Plum - Ultra Light

3685 Mauve - Very Dark

3687 Mauve

3688 Mauve - Medium

3689 Mauve - Light

3705 Melon - Dark

3706 Melon - Medium

3708 Melon - Light

3712 Salmon - Medium

3713 Salmon - Very Light

3716 Dusty Rose - Very Light

3721 Shell Pink - Dark

3722 Shell Pink - Medium

3726 Antique Mauve - Dark

3727 Antique Mauve - Light

3731 Dusty Rose - Very Dark

3733 Dusty Rose

3740 Antique Violet - Dark

3743 Antique Violet - Very Light

3746 Blue Violet - Dark

3747 Blue Violet - Very Light

3750 Antique Blue - Very Dark

3752 Antique Blue - Very Light

3753 Antique Blue - Ultra Very Light

3755 Baby Blue

3756 Pale Baby Blue

3760 Wedgewood - Medium

3761 Sky Blue - Light

3765 Peacock Blue - Very Dark

3766 Peacock Blue - Light

3768 Gray Green - Dark

3770 Tawny - Very Light

3771 Peach - Dark

3772 Desert Sand - Very Dark

3773 Desert Sand - Medium

3774 Desert Sand - Very Light

3776 Mahogany - Light

3777 Terra Cotta - Very Dark

3778 Terra Cotta - Light

3779 Terra Cotta - Ultra Very Light

3781 Mocha Brown - Dark

3782 Mocha Brown - Light

3787 Brown Gray - Dark

3790 Beige Gray - Ultra Dark

3799 Pewter Gray - Very Dark

3801 Melon - Very Dark

3802 Antique Mauve - Very Dark

3803 Mauve - Dark

3804 Cyclamen Pink - Dark

3805 Cyclamen Pink

3806 Cyclamen Pink - Light

3807 Cornflower Blue

3808 Turquoise - Ultra Very Dark

3809 Turquoise - Very Dark

3810 Turquoise - Dark

3811 Turquoise - Very Light

3812 Seagreen - Very Dark

3813 Blue Green - Light

3814 Aquamarine

3815 Celadon Green - Dark

3816 Celadon Green

3817 Celadon Green - Light

3818 Emerald Green - Ultra Very Dark

3819 Moss Green - Light

3820 Straw - Dark

3821 Straw

3822 Straw - Light

3823 Yellow - Ultra Pale

3824 Apricot - Light

3825 Pumpkin - Pale

3826 Golden Brown

3827 Golden Brown - Pale

3828 Hazelnut Brown

3829 Old Gold - Very Dark

3830 Terra Cotta

3831 Raspberry - Dark

3832 Raspberry - Medium

3833 Raspberry - Light

3834 Grape - Dark

3835 Grape - Medium

3836 Grape - Light

3837 Lavender - Ultra Dark

3838 Lavender Blue - Dark

3839 Lavender Blue - Medium

3840 Lavender Blue - Light

3841 Baby Blue - Pale

3842 Wedgewood - Dark

3843 Electric Blue

3844 Bright Turquoise - Dark

3845 Bright Turquoise - Medium

3846 Bright Turquoise - Light

3847 Teal Green - Dark

3848 Teal Green - Medium

3849 Teal Green - Light

3850 Bright Green - Dark

3851 Bright Green - Light

3852 Straw - Very Dark

3853 Autumn Gold - Dark

3854 Autumn Gold - Medium

3855 Autumn Gold - Light

3856 Mahogany - Ultra Very Light

3857 Rosewood - Dark

3858 Rosewood - Medium

3859 Rosewood - Light

3860 Cocoa

3861 Cocoa - Light

3862 Mocha Beige - Dark

3863 Mocha Beige - Medium

3864 Mocha Beige - Light

3865 Winter White

3866 Mocha Brown - Ultra Very Light

Light effects embroidery floss

Sample Number Name

E130 Gemstones

E135 Golden Dawn

E155 Amethyst

E316 Pink Amethyst

E321 Red Ruby

E334 Blue Topaz

E699 Green Emerald

E3837 Purple Ruby

E3843 Light Blue Sapphire

E3849 Aquamarine Blue

E703 Light Green Emerald

E718 Pink Garnet

E815 Dark Red Ruby

E825 Blue Sapphire

E168 Silver

E301 Copper

E317 Titanium

E3821 Light Gold

E3852 Dark Gold

E898 Dark Oak

E436 Golden Oak

E310 Ebony

E415 Pewter

E211 Lilac

E746 Cream

E966 Lime

E818 Soft Pink

E747 Baby Blue

E967 Soft Peach

E3747 Sky Blue

E5200 White

E980 Neon Yellow

E990 Neon Green

E940 Glow-in-the-Dark