What are the classical (pre-rishonic) sources explicitly or implicitly against the view of the Rambam that the tekheleth string is only half-dyed?

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    Check out the Sifrei in both Shlach and Ki Tetze, as well as the Gemara about finding Techelet in the Shuk and trying to decide if it was dyed Lishmah. – Double AA Jun 26 '15 at 16:21
  • @DoubleAA Thanks. You don't happen to have links or at least specific references? – Loewian Feb 26 '17 at 18:36
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    It's on Eruvin 96b. If Tekhelet for Tzitzit was half dyed, then wouldn't it have been obvious that it was Lishmah? Who half-dyes wool for other things? The Sifre is quoted here judaism.stackexchange.com/a/67712/759 and doesn't seem to give 7/8 as an option. – Double AA Mar 5 '17 at 17:04
  • Possible duplicate of Techeilet – Shittat haBa'alei Tosefot – user15464 May 30 '19 at 12:04

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