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Suppose someone bought some tkhelet for his tallis, wanting to tie the Rambam tzitzit, which requires 1 half tkhelet/half white string and 3 white strings, so once it goes through the hole of the corner of the tallis it turns into 8 strings, one of them tkhelet and 7 white ones.

Subsequently, he realizes he had gotten FULL tkhelet strings, meaning he'd gotten 6 white strings and 2 tkhelet.

The question is: Can one still tie the Rambam tzitzit? Would it be a transgression? Would it be better to just accept the fact that he should tie his tzitzit in a different way?

closed as unclear what you're asking by Double AA Apr 9 '18 at 20:29

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    Welcome to MiYodeya. Since MY is different from other sites you might be used to, see here for a guide which might help understand the site. One of the things this site doesn't do is provide personalized halachic advice which is why this question was put on-hold. You can edit it to depersonalize it and (e.g.,) ask if one can tie a Rambam tzitzit with x strings. Hope to see you around! – mbloch Apr 9 '18 at 3:01
  • I don't understand the question. Why isn't he just getting new correct strings? Is the issue that he needs to wear a garment in the meantime and these are the only strings he has available? That's quite a far-fetched case, but ok – Double AA Apr 9 '18 at 12:36
  • I think an interesting question would be, could you cut a techeiles string and a white string in half and tie them together, making a half-blue half-white string according to the Rambam's shittah. – ezra Apr 9 '18 at 12:52
  • @DoubleAA Probably because he doesn't want to spend money on a new set if he already has one. – Alex Apr 9 '18 at 13:21
  • @alex he doesn't have a correct one though... whether or not you can Bedieved tie it and wear it, it's still wrong. like I said, is the case just about wearing something in the meantime till you can get correct strings? – Double AA Apr 9 '18 at 13:28

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