Hanky Color Abbreviations

Hanky color code abbreviations

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

ColorAbbrev
apricotap
aquaaq
beigebg
blackbk
black_white~checkbk_wt~ck
black_white~stripesbk_wh~st
bluebl
blue_white~stripesbl_wh~st
airforce.blueaf.bl
light.bluelt.blue
light.blue_black~dotslt.bl_bk~dt
light.blue_brown~dotslt.bl_bn~dt
light.blue_white~dotslt.bl_wt~dt
light.blue_yellow~dotslt.bl_yl~dt
medium.bluemd.blue
robinegg.bluere.bl
tealtl
teal.bluetl.bl
brownbn
brown~lacebn~LC
brown_white~stripesbn_wh~st
charcoalch
coppercp
coralcl
creamCR
cyancy
fuschiafs
goldgd
graygy
greengn
kelly.greenkl.gn
lavenderlv
magentamg
maroonmr
mauvemv
mustardmu
oliveol
orangeor
paisleyps
dark.pinkdk.pk
light.pinklt.pk
pinkpk
pucepc
purplepu
red_white~ginghamrd_wt~gh
redrd
dark.reddk.rd
red_black~stripesrd_bk~st
red_white~stripesrd_wh~st
rustru
silversl
tantn
white wt
white~lacewt~lc
yellowyl
light.yellowlt.yl
yellow_white~stripesyl_wh~st

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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