We often get tallit size inquiries. Obviously it’s a problem sizing someone for a tallit when he can’t try it on. But fortunately perfect tallit sizing is not critical. Since a tallit is worn loosely, you have some leeway. It’s not like buying a t-shirt where you have to get the fit just right.
This week we received an inquiry from someone debating whether to buy a tallit in a size 60 or a size 70.
I think I want to order the blue Prima A.A. Tallit for weekday,s and the Malchut Tallit for Shabbat. Both with thick Ashkenazi tzitzit. I am still worried over whether I should go with a size 60 or a size 70. If I get both tallits in a size 60, and I feel they are too small, can I swap for 70? Thanks, Zach.
to Israel and again to you) and we do not refund the amount for the tzitzit we tie on.
1) Find someone with a size 60 or 70 that you can try on. Remember, the difference between sizes is four inches.
I told Zach that if he wanted to go with the second plan, we could send him a coupon for free shipping on the second tallit.