Hanky Color Abbreviations

Hanky color code abbreviations

With so many different colors in the handkerchief codes, here is a handy list of abbreviations.

abbrevColor Description
apapricot
aqaqua
bgbeige
bkblack
bnbrown
chcharcoal
clcoral
crcream
cycyan
fsfuschia
gdgold
gngreen
gygray
lvlavender
mgmagenta
mrmaroon
mumustard
mvmauve
ololive
ororange
pcpuce
pkpink
pupurple
rdred
rurust
slsilver
tlteal
tntan
wtwhite
ylyellow

Color abbreviations are part of the Hanky2 Color Shorthand
Full color names can be used -> BLUE 2 blue or for more compact representations, use BL2bl

Many colors come in shades, review color shades for shades of Green like Lime, Kelly and Hunter ( and the abbreviations for each).

Handkerchief colors have been used since the 70’s to flag a persons interests… Hanky 2 expands the Classic Hanky Codes and offers a dual color arrow design that is independent of Left vs right side. The dual color hanky 2 (2 for 2 colors) can represent EVERYONE…


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