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How To Make String In Minecraft

Whether you want to go fishing or hunting with a bow, a String is needed. That's why in today's article, we will show you how to craft String in Minecraft!
How To Make String In Minecraft

Everything you need to make String

String is a common mob loot in Minecraft that has many usages and most of them are quite useful to help you progress into the game. However, you can only obtain String in the Java version. To actually craft a String, you must play Bedrock Edition Minecraft.

  • 1x Cobweb

How to craft String in Minecraft

#1 Collect 1x Cobweb

You can find Cobweb in large quantity in some structures in Minecraft like Mineshafts, Stronghold Libraries, Igloo Basements, Abandoned Villages, and Woodland Mansions.


The correct way to break Cobweb is to use Shears or your Sword. You can even use a bucket of water to destroy the Cobweb.

shears, sword, and bucket of water

#2 Finish off crafting a String

When you have 1x Cobweb, press E to open your inventory and put the Cobweb in to craft 9x String. This recipe only works on Minecraft Bedrock Edition.

craft string

The main method to get String is to kill Spiders and Cave Spiders. They drop 0-2x String on death. Striders in the Nether dimension also drop 0-5x String on death. With Looting III enchantment you can get up to 5-8x String.


Another mob that drops String is cats. They drop 0-2x String on death.


String can be found in looted chests in most Minecraft structures like Dungeons, Bastion Remnants, Temples, Pillager Outposts, and Woodland Mansions. They normally contain 1-8x String.

string in chest

Fishing has 0.3-0.6% to give 1x String. Make sure to use an unenchanted fishing rod for a higher chance.

fishing for string

You can also trade with the Piglins in the Nether dimension to get 3-9x String for 1x Gold Ingot.

trading for string

There is a normal chance that a tamed cat will give you 1x String when you sleep and wake up from your bed. As long as your tamed cat is nearby.

What is the give command to get a String?

The command to give yourself a String is: /give @p string 1

Now you have String, let’s use them to make some other useful tools like the Fishing Rod, or a Bow.

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