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The body of the garment that the tzitzit are attached to is not a davar shebekedusha, but the strings are very much so. In fact, the most mehadrin of strings are spun with tzitzit making in mind. Tying tzitzit is not a bathroom activity. Also, it is probably something that would be easier to do at a desk.


If I am reading the Tosfos properly, it appears that it is a matter of actually tying and untying the knot every day rather than just settling it around ones head (as we do). The point of the Tosfos seems to be that one does not undo the knot and redo it the next day and one of the proofs is that it is forbidden to tie the knot of the tefillin, not just ...

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