Click on one of the pictures above to see full details about that talit katan, including sizes and options, and to place your order. All talitot ktanot are available in adult sizes. Some also come in children's sizes.
All of our adult talitot k'tanot can be ordered either with or without tzitzit attached. On the individual ordering page for each talit katan we specify whether or not the price listed also includes the price for tzitzit and tying. If you want to tie your tzitzit strings yourself, place your order for your talit katan beged only, then go to our tzitzit strings page to choose the type of strings and add them to your order.
If you want HaSOFER to tie the tzitzit on your talit katan we offer you these choices of tzitzit strings:
- Thin white hand-spun tzitzit
- Thick white hand-spun tzitzit
- Thin white machine tzitzit
- Thin tekhelet, Minhag Ra’avad or Minhag Rambam
- Thick tekhelet, Minhag Ra’avad or Minhag Rambam
All our tzitzit strings are kaful shmoneh, 8 strands. Our white hand-spun tzitzit, both thin and thick, have the kashrut certification of HaRav Wosner of B'nei Brak. Our tekhelet tzitzit, made by the P'til Tekhelet Association, are also kaful shmoneh, 8 strands, with both dyeing and spinning done by hand. The authentic tekhelet dye used for them comes from Murex trunculus snails. Minhag Ra'avad has 1 full string of tekhelet for every 3 white strings. Minhag Rambam has one half of 1 full string of tekhelet for every 3 white strings.
When you order your talit katan with tzitzit attached we offer you these choices of the minhag followed in tying the knots. Click on the name of each minhag and a picture of it will pop up. If you are unsure which minhag to request, consult your Rabbi. All of our tzitzit knots are tied by b’nei Torah.
- Ashkenazi "Tal" 7-8-11-13, the most commonly followed Ashkenai minhag
- Sefardic 10-5-6-5, with each loop a separate hulia, usually used by Sefardic Jews on their tallit katan
- Sefardic "Tal" 7-8-11-13, with each loop a separate hulia, used by Sefardic Jews on their tallit gadol
- Chassidic huliot "Tal" 7-8-11-13 with huliot of each 3 loops, used by Chabad Chassidim, Breslov Chassidim and others
- Rambam according to Yemenite tradition
- Hinuch Ra'avad tzitzit strings tied according to Sefer HaChinuch
- Raavad Ra'avad tzitzit strings tied according to Rav Natronai Gaon
- Vilna Gaon Ra'avad tzitzit strings tied according to the Vilna Gaon
- Rav Schachter Tosafot tzitzit strings tied according to Rav Schachter of YU
The minimum size talit katan that should be worn by anyone over bar mitzvah age depends upon which Rabbinical authority you follow, as shown in this chart. If you are uncertain which of these opinions to follow, consult your Rabbi.
Watch this movie to learn the proper way to wash your talit katan
without damaging the tzitzit strings: