How to Make A Red Dye in Minecraft

Do you want to know how to make red dye in Minecraft?

Red dye is a rare item that can be used for many things, from dying wool to adding color to stews. It’s considered the rarest dye in the game, but with this simple recipe you can have it at your fingertips.

This article will show you how to make red dye in Minecraft easily. Read on and learn how.

What will you need to make purple dye in Minecraft?

To make red dye in Minecraft, you will need at least one of red tulip, poppy, beet root, or rose bush.

How to make red dye in Minecraft

Open your inventory, in the 2×2 crafting grid, place one red tulip, poppy, beet root, or rose bush in the first grid. One red tulip, poppy, or beet root will give you one red dye, and one rose bush will give you two red dyes.

How To Make A Red Dye In Minecraft Using 2X2 Grid And A Red Tulip
Making a red dye using red tulip

In the above image, I demonstrate how one red tulip will give you one red dye.

How To Make A Red Dye In Minecraft Using 2X2 Grid And A Poppy
Making a red dye using red poppy

You can also make a red dye using poppy flower, like what I did on the image above.

How To Make A Red Dye In Minecraft Using 2X2 Grid And A Rose Bush
Making red dyes using rose bush

Using rose bush is another way to make red dye in Minecraft. It is not the easiest method since rose bush is rarer than red tulip and poppy, but you will get two red dyes by using a rose bush.

How to get red dye using give command?

All in all, you can also get red dye in Minecraft using Give Command. Here’s how.

Before running the Give Command, open the chat window first. After that, type the suitable command according to your Minecraft version and press enter.

If you’re running Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) higher than version 1.14, here’s the command:

/give @p red_dye 1

If you’re running Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) version 1.13, here’s the command:

/give @p rose_red 1

If you’re running Minecraft Windows 10 Edition higher than version 1.16.0, here’s the command:

/give @p red_dye 1 0

If you’re running Minecraft Windows 10 Edition lower than version 1.14.0 or Java Edition (PC/Mac) lower than version 1.12, here’s the command:

/give @p dye 1 1

What can you do with red dye?

There are many uses of red dye in Minecraft. Just like other dyes, the primary use is to give color to other items such as wool, leather tunic, terracotta, and so on. Below are some of the uses of red dye:

  • Make red wool
  • Stain glass to red
  • Make red terracotta
  • Make red concrete powder
  • Make purple dye
  • Make pink dye
  • Make magenta dye
  • Make orange dye
  • Make red candle
  • Make dyed leather cap
  • Make dyed leather tunic
  • Make dyed leather pants
  • Make dyed leather boots
  • Make banners

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