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Wool can be broken using any tool , but shears are the fastest tool to use. If unshorn, sheep will drop 1 wool upon death. The wool dropped will be the same color as the sheep's wool. The drop rates are not affected by the Fortune or Looting enchantments. White, light gray, gray, black, brown, and pink wool can be found naturally on sheep. The rest of the colors require dyeing sheep.
Black wool can also be found naturally in villages as part of a streetlight-like structure where they lie on top of three fence posts, surrounded by 4 torches. Various wool colors generate naturally as part of structures within woodland mansions. Shepherd villagers sell each separate color of wool for a price of 1 to 2 emeralds for one wool as part of their tier 2 trades.
Wool blocks are weak, highly flammable, and offer little resistance against explosions. Their primary usage is as a decorative block.
Shepherd villagers buy 16 to 22 white wool for 1 emerald as part of their tier 1 trades. Any color of wool or wood can be used for paintings but it has no effect on the product's final appearance.
Wool can be used as fuel in furnaces , smelting 0. In Bedrock Edition , wool uses the following data values:. Issues relating to "Wool" are maintained on the bug tracker. A zombie holding a piece of wool. These are the average RGB color values for the default texture. This video was made before the carpet and the banner were implemented in version 1. Also, the wool texture has been changed in 1.
The four iterations of the wool block. Retrieved from " https: Navigation menu Namespaces Page Talk. Views View Edit History. Gamepedia Gamepedia support Help Wiki Contact us. This page was last edited on 15 October , at Minecraft content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of Mojang and its licensors. This site is a part of Curse, Inc.
About Minecraft Wiki Disclaimers Mobile view. It was originally called cloth and came in sixteen different colours that aren't quite the same colours we have today. Knowing that wool was originally cloth helps to explain why you use it to make paintings - I don't know anyone who paints on wool in the real world.
Leather armour was also originally made using cloth and called cloth armour. Normally two identical dye samples are created. One is placed in the dark as the control and the other is placed in the equivalent of sunlight for a three-month period. A standard bluewool textile fading test card is also placed in the same light conditions as the sample under test.
The amount of fading of the sample is then assessed by comparison to the original colour. A rating between 0 and 8 is awarded by identifying which one of the eight strips on the bluewool standard card has faded to the same extent as the sample under test.
Zero denotes extremely poor colour fastness whilst a rating of eight is deemed not to have altered from the original and thus credited as being lightfast and permanent. The ultraviolet UV radiation in light is responsible for ink fading. As the intensity of UV radiation differs from place to place, the ink fading also depends on place. It will be more in areas with more UV radiation and vice versa.
This difficulty is overcome by the bluewool testing method. Absolute values of fading will depend on light intensity. Relative values of fading, comparing the sample with the standard blue test strip, will depend less on intensity.
Blue Wool can be obtained by shearing Blue Sheep. Its currently only used in crafting Paintings. Craftable Items. Bed Carpet (Blue) Painting. See Also. Sheep Wool. Affiliates. StarMade Crafting Planet Minecraft Crazy-Fools Minecraft Crafting Seed Share. The Blue Wool Scale measures and calibrates the permanence of colouring dyes. Traditionally this test was developed for the textiles industry but it has now been adopted by the printing industry as measure of lightfastness of ink colourants. Find great deals on eBay for blue wool. Shop with confidence.