Sefer HaChinuch Method with Sephardi Winds

Sefer HaChinuch Method with Sephardi Winds 1920 2560 rhecht

From Ptil Tekhelet: This method defines a chulyah as a group of three twists. It has 13 chulyot, and alternates white and Tekhelet between them, starting and ending with a chulyah of white. Those chulyot are distributed between five (double) knots with three chulyot between the top four knots and four chulyot between the fourth…

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Tosafos R’ Yaakov Basser

Tosafos R’ Yaakov Basser 1540 2048 rhecht

Here it’s done 3-4, 3-4, 3-4, 7 which makes the winds even per the Lekach Tov. The reason also for 7 winds is to satisfy Tosafos’ Yesh Omrim that there should be no less than 7 winds between knots.

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7-8-11-13 with 7 Chulyos – Rabbi Heschel Weiner’s Method

7-8-11-13 with 7 Chulyos – Rabbi Heschel Weiner’s Method 720 1280 rhecht

The Riva (ריב״א) variation of Rav Heschel Weiner (formerly Chicago today Ma’ale Adumim.) The variation keeps with today’s 7-8-11-13 by adding extra blue wraps on the first 3 and white on the fourth. 3 white – 4 techelet 3 white – 5 techelet 3 white – 8 techelet 13 white

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Tosafos 7-8-11-13 with 7 Chulyos (v2)

Tosafos 7-8-11-13 with 7 Chulyos (v2) 722 960 rhecht

An elegant variation of 7-8-11-13 with Tosafos ratio. Pure Tosafos mandates 7 Chulyos, yet there’s a Yesh Omrim at the end suggesting each Chulya can be more than 3 winds. This is done as follows: 3-4, 4-4, 5-6, 13. This method isn’t specified by anyone in particular but is an interesting interpretation plus one is…

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Tosafos R’ Yitzchok Twerski

Tosafos R’ Yitzchok Twerski 1196 1600 rhecht

Basically 7 Tosafos Chulyos with 7 winds per Chulya. This is in line with R’ Hershel Schachter’s reasoning to factor in the Raavad’s minimum length of winds.

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Rosh, or Reverse Chinuch Method

Rosh, or Reverse Chinuch Method 720 960 rhecht

Some prefer 7 Techeiles Chulyos instead of 6. This method allows for it by doing blue-white-blue in between knots 2-3 and 3-4. From “A Discussion of the Viewpoint of the Rosh on Tying Tzitzit With Tekhelet In the commentary of the Rosh on the Torah in the book Hadar Z’kainim, at the end of…

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Tosafos Shulchan Aruch HaRav

Tosafos Shulchan Aruch HaRav 3024 4032 rhecht

This method assumes (like the Rambam) that all the twists except for the first and last be Tekhelet. It keeps five (double) knots, and distributes 7, 8, 11, and 13 twists between them. The Tekhelet string is wrapped through and over each group of three (a chulyah) in order to keep them together. It’s basically…

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R’ Eliyahu Ohayon / Uziel Family Casablanca

R’ Eliyahu Ohayon / Uziel Family Casablanca 960 950 rhecht

The tying method is based on the Halacha of start with white and with white 13 Chulyos. The concept of the Keshira is 3 against 3 and one in the middle.

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Tosafos R’ Yehoshua Yankelewitz

Tosafos R’ Yehoshua Yankelewitz 470 491 rhecht

Tying method of Yehoshua Yankelewitz.

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Tosafos R’ Bentzion Halberstam

Tosafos R’ Bentzion Halberstam 960 540 rhecht

Rabbi Bentzion Halberstam tying method. He explains the breakup in every units of 3, done Chassidishe style with Chassidishe Chulyos. Regarding the breakup in Chulyos between knots, he cites the AR”I in Shaar Hakavanos where he permits breaking up the Chulyos for the 7-8-11-13 pattern. This is done blue-white.

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