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 4.7 out of 5 by 35.
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Inspiration
Jersey City 1900
Jersey City 1900
Cozy Master
Cozy Master
Hallway
Hallway
Hallway
Hallway
French Farmhouse Kitchen
French Farmhouse Kitchen
Living Room
Living Room
Lounge
Lounge
Bedroom in greys
Bedroom in greys
Hallway
Hallway
Sitting room St Andrews
Sitting room St Andrews
Cuisine
Cuisine
Escalier et boiseries interieures
Escalier et boiseries interieures
#MyFaBHome Stiffkey Blue & Worsted
#MyFaBHome Stiffkey Blue & Worsted
Chambre - Worsted
Chambre - Worsted
Bedroom in Worsted
Bedroom in Worsted
Sitting room
Sitting room
Snug
Snug
Open plan dining and living space
Open plan dining and living space
Open plan dining and living space
Open plan dining and living space
W.C IN WORSTED
W.C IN WORSTED
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Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


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Every one of our paint colours is 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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Goes on amazing I was a bit reticent about paying this much for the paint but we bought a tin and it was brilliant. The coverage is great - a proper trade coverage - and the colour is great. Definitely buying this pair again.
Date published: 2019-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning Gray Bought this gray to compliment Clunch and Nancy’s Blushes for our kitchen. Deep rich gray. Stunning paint to work with
Date published: 2019-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to apply, warm and contrasting This was a bit of a gamble as we liked the Purbeck stone in our kitchen but wanted a greater contrast with the whites and wood grain in our hall and balcony. We liked it so much we ended up painting our bedroom the same too.
Date published: 2019-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant to apply Such a joy to use, witha quality finish. We will using a lot more of Farrow & Ball products..
Date published: 2019-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relaxing Grey I have applied this on our headboard wall in the Master Bedroom, and it is such a relaxing colour that sits perfectly next to Cornforth White Walls & Woodwork. Worsted has enough depth to add texture and a pop of colour against it & for it to still be a tranquil environment.
Date published: 2019-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used it to upcycle a dining table It looks amazing! Bold and elegant. The paint was delivered speedily and was easy to use and glided over the table.
Date published: 2019-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful new colour Excellent warm grey that changes with the light throughout the day, not as blue or cold as others on your chart
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft grey to complement an old farmhouse We wanted a soft grey that wouldn’t detract from our features in our 15th century farmhouse. Couldn’t be happier with the warm and modern colour.
Date published: 2019-03-05
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