Worsted

No.284

A rich grey

This rich mid grey conjures memories of city suits made from flat woven fabric, so was named after the Norfolk village where the yarn was originally woven. For devotees of our Easy Neutrals, Worsted is stronger in tone than its counterpart Purbeck Stone, but lighter than Mole’s Breath. It has an understated richness with no cold tones, making it the perfect background to make clean accent colours pop. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: Shadow White

Worsted is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 78.
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WATER BASED AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved to an entirely water based range of finishes, becoming the first in the industry to do so. These low-odor, low-VOC finishes are easy to clean without harmful solvents. They also meet child- and baby-safe requirements in accordance with The Canada Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations, Canada Toy Regulations (SOR/2011-17) – Section 23 and ASTM F963 – 17 - Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety.


QUALITY FINISHES

Our paint colours are available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including acetaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great results Brilliant paint finish and colour, used to repaint utility room cupboards
Date published: 2022-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome customer service This is the third time I've brought directly from Farrow and Ball and everytime the product arrives promptly and well packaged. We recently did some work in our hallway and our local stockist was out of stock for this particular colour and we didn't have enough left over from when we last used this lovely colour. It's brought our dated staircase back to life!!
Date published: 2022-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the colour and text After buying a few sample pots I decided on skimming stone for the lounge and shadow white for the bedroom. I wanted gentle colours that complemented the furniture.
Date published: 2021-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a calm and grounding colour It’s grey but it’s not. It’s a really grounding colour and perfect for our Bedroom. We used it make the fitted wardrobes the same colour as the walls
Date published: 2021-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely colour , 2 coats sufficient Painted ceiling with this , beautiful shade very true to sample sheet , barely any dripping or splatter , Would not use any other cheaper brand now , I'm booked at the ease of use and finish of this paint
Date published: 2021-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressed with the quality I have not used this paint before but have been very pleased with the quick delivery and quality of the paint. It covers so well. Will definitely use this again
Date published: 2021-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely paint Used this to paint the wooden fireplace in the living room - it has transformed the room love it - will definitely use Farrow and Ball again. fabulous results.
Date published: 2021-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful shade , great coverage Goes on like velvet , decided against it for original project ,but will get a tin for my next project , dining room ceiling
Date published: 2021-03-04
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