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Crafting/Dye

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Please note lapis lazuli, bone meal, ink sacs, and cocoa beans can be used in place of blue dye, white dye, black dye, and brown dye respectively‌[BE & PS4 only].

Please note green dye is only obtainable by smelting a cactus in a furnace. Lime dye is also obtainable by smelting a sea pickle in a furnace.

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
White Dye Bone Meal or
Lily of the Valley

Light Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
--or--

Gray Dye +
White Dye
--or--
Azure Bluet or
Oxeye Daisy or
White Tulip

Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor light gray. (See Light Gray Dye page for comparison of recipes' efficiency.)
Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor gray. Also used in creating light gray dye.
Black Dye Ink Sac or
Wither Rose

Red Dye Poppy or
Red Tulip or
Rose Bush or
Beetroot
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor red. Also used in creating several other dye colors. Beetroot recipe is unavailable in the Console Edition.
Orange Dye Red Dye +
Yellow Dye
--or--

Orange Tulip

Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor orange.
Yellow Dye Dandelion or
Sunflower
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor. Also used in creating orange dye.
Lime Dye Green Dye +
White Dye
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor lime.
Light Blue Dye Blue Dye +
White Dye
--or--
Blue Orchid
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor light blue.
Cyan Dye Blue Dye +
Green Dye
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor cyan.
Blue Dye Lapis Lazuli or
Cornflower

Purple Dye Blue Dye +
Red Dye
Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor purple. Can also be used in creating magenta dye.
Magenta Dye Purple Dye +
Pink Dye
--or--

Red Dye +
Blue Dye +
White Dye
--or--
Pink Dye +
Red Dye +
Blue Dye
--or--
Allium or
Lilac

Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor magenta. (See Magenta Dye page for comparison of recipes' efficiency.)
Pink Dye Red Dye +
White Dye
--or--

Pink Tulip or
Peony

Used to dye wool, hardened clay, glass, sheep, or leather armor pink. Can also be used in creating magenta dye.
Brown Dye Cocoa Beans