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(See also: Dyes)

Dyeing is the action of coloring a block, item, or mob with dye, sometimes by crafting, sometimes by right clicking.

There are 16 different colors of dyes:

The Action

Blocks can be dyed by putting the block and the color of dye that you want in a crafting table, and there are currently 3 dyeable blocks in game: Wool, Hardened Clay, and Glass. Items are dyed the same way as blocks, and the only type of dyeable item currently in game is Leather Armor, but any piece of Leather Armor can be dyed multiple times with different dyes, leaving for many different colorful combinations. To revert dyed leather armour back to it's original state; hold the armour piece in-hand and right click a cauldron with water in it. Sheep can be dyed by right clicking, which is more practical than dyeing wool if you want a bunch of one color, and, as of 1.4, tamed wolves' collars can also be dyed the same way.

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