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How to make purple dye in Minecraft

Purple dye is a very useful dye in Minecraft, especially for builders. This blog post will highlight ways to get purple dye and its uses.

Method 1 (Crafting)

1. Acquire a cornflower/lapis lazuli and poppy/rose bush/red tulip.
2. Craft your two items into blue and red dye.
3. Place the two dyes in a crafting grid/table and craft two purple dye!

Method 2 (Trading)

1. Locate a wandering trader.
2. There is a chance that it will sell you two purple dye for one emerald.
3. If so, give the trader your emerald and acquire your purple dye. Done!

Uses of Purple Dye

Purple dye can be used to dye a bunch of blocks purple such as shulker boxes. They can also be used to craft purple blocks such as concrete powder. You can even dye sheep purple, by right clicking them with purple dye!
If you liked this blogpost, learn how to make black dye in Minecraft. Also checkout how to make clocks in Minecraft.
If you are interested in more Minecraft content, checkout our Minecraft glossary, what horses eat in Minecraft, how to get scutes,how to get a barrier block, making pumpkin pie, villagers opening doors, getting Acacia wood, and our blogpost on how to kill mobs in Minecraft. You might also like our blogpost on Minecraft Player-vs-Player mode of gameplay. Also checkout and participate in Kodeclik's Minecraft Settlement Creation contest. Also learn about Minecraft MLG.
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