Yellow Dye

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Yellow Dye
Yellow Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 35111 hex: 15F11 bin: 10101111111

Namespaced ID

See § Data values

Yellow dye is a primary dye created by placing a dandelion or sunflower into a crafting square.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dandelion or



Wandering traders sell 3 yellow dye for an emerald.

Natural Generation[edit]

Yellow dye can be found in village mason chests.


Like all other dyes, yellow dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Orange Dye Red Dye +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Balloon Latex +
Yellow Dye +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Yellow Bed White Bed +
Yellow Dye

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.
Yellow Bed Any Bed +
Yellow Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Yellow Carpet White Carpet +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Concrete Powder Yellow Dye +
Sand +
Yellow Firework Star Gunpowder +
Yellow Dye +
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge +
Glowstone Dust +

Up to eight dyes can be added.
One head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Yellow Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Yellow Dye

The shulker box retains its contents. If it is renamed on an anvil, it also retains its name.
Yellow Stained Glass Glass +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Terracotta Terracotta +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Wool Any Wool +
Yellow Dye

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Yellow Wool White Wool +
Yellow Dye

[Java Edition only]
Yellow Banner pattern Yellow Dye +

Yellow Banner image Yellow Dye +
Banner +
Vines or
Bricks or
Creeper Head or
Wither Skeleton Skull or
Oxeye Daisy or
Enchanted Golden Apple
Enchanted Golden Apple

Loom ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Loom recipe Description
Yellow Banner pattern White Banner +
Yellow Dye

Field masoned banner and bordure indented banner don't require banner patterns.‌[Java Edition only]
Yellow Banner image White Banner +
Yellow Dye +
Banner Pattern

  1. Globe banner pattern;‌[Java Edition only]
  2. Field masoned and bordure indented banner patterns.‌[Bedrock Edition only]


Expert-level shepherd villagers have a 16 chance to buy 12 yellow dye for an emerald.

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Namespaced ID
Yellow Dye yellow_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Yellow Dye dye 351

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, dandelion yellow has the ID name dye, with a data value of 11.

DV Description
0 Ink Sac
1 Red Dye
2 Green Dye
3 Cocoa Beans
4 Lapis Lazuli
5 Purple Dye
6 Cyan Dye
7 Light Gray Dye
8 Gray Dye
9 Pink Dye
10 Lime Dye
11 Yellow Dye
12 Light Blue Dye
13 Magenta Dye
14 Orange Dye
15 Bone Meal
16 Black Dye
17 Brown Dye
18 Blue Dye
19 White Dye



Java Edition Beta
1.2Yellow Dye Revision 1.png Added dandelion yellow.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aDandelion yellow can be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w36aWith the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41aStained glass can now be crafted.
1.814w30aAdded banners, which can be dyed.
1.1116w39aAdded the ability to dye shulker boxes.
1.1217w15aAdded the ability to dye beds.
1.1317w47aThe different data values for the dye ID have now been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
1.1418w43aRenamed "dandelion yellow" to "yellow dye".
Yellow Dye.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0Yellow Dye Revision 1.png Added dandelion yellow.
?Dandelion yellow is now used to craft cocoa beans.
0.14.0build 1Yellow dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
0.16.0build 1Dandelion yellow is no longer used to craft cocoa beans.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha dye can now be used to dye shulker boxes, beds, and craft concrete powder.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta dye can now be used to craft patterns on banners, firework stars, and stained glass.
1.4.0beta dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta yellow can now be used to dye cat collars.
beta "dandelion yellow" to "yellow dye".
1.10.0beta dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Yellow Dye.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta dye can now be found in village mason chests.
beta dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.00Patch 11.0.1Yellow Dye Revision 1.png Added dandelion yellow.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83Renamed "dandelion yellow" to "yellow dye".
1.90Yellow Dye.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.


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