32 entries in Clothing / Socks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Divers secrets pour tirer en apparence des écus d'une bourse sans l'ouvrir. more tricks by Pilferer, coins in wallet are placed under hat and then produced, repeated with different method, finally effect is repeated by placing a coin into a stocking
1785 33
Professor Hoffmann Watch-Stocking lady's stocking produced from spectator, watch placed in lady's socking which is swung around to crash watch
Inspired by 1890 195
Ein Variété-Programm patter by Eduard Hensel
  • Entrée (glove shrinks and becomes stocking)
  • Das Durchdringen der Materie (glass through hat)
  • Glasphänomen (two silk travel from bottle to bottle)
  • Schützenliesl (Queen of Clubs chosen, in a large target appears a woman in Queen of Clubs dress)
Related to Mar. 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9)
Ein Variété-Programm part two, methods
Related to Apr. 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10)
The Damaged Glove and Lady's Stocking glove vanishes, other glove is torn by accident, vanishes, remaining piece changed to miniature glove, then stretched to stocking
1903 376
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimney
Also published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
1930 16
John Barc Sockard three selections, socks are used to find cards
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
Karrell Fox An Old Yarn yarn hanging from lapel, pulled for long time, one sock is missing
1954 30
Das Socken-Finale producing a sock as a gag, while producing silks
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 5)
Ernest W. Brady Ten Silver Dollar bank night with one marked coin among several, coin in sock spectator has to select one by one
June 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 358)
Lu Brent Two Tricks
  • ashes of burnt ribbon change into flower (Ireland's "Match To Flower")
  • idea for "Sock Finish" by De Lage (silk changes to sock)
  • Bill Frazee's no-fake egg bag
June 1968 187
Jean de Merry Le bas de soie coupé et réparé cut and restored silk stocking
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 3)
Lawrence Nudelman Sock It Away! sight gag, sock with purse frame attached, stream of end-to-end glued bills are pulled out
1975-1978 ca. 3
Tan Hock Chuan Invisible Santa Christmas stocking placed in box, comes out filled with goodies
1977 28
Michael Weber Thoughts of Tom Jacobson piano card trick with socks
Variations 1991 46
The Chameleon Socks color chaning socks
1993 291
Muneo Yokoi Prophecy Socks Prediction of spectator's card printed on sock
1993 8
Michael Weber Stocking Feat snake basket with sock, Alka Seltzer powered
Inspired by
  • "Sorcerer's Serpent" (Bruce Elliott, Magic as a Hobby, 1948, p. 109)
Kazu Katayama Silk Socks "A Magical Journey In The Year 2001, With Professor Kazoo"
silk changes to sock, described in comic form
Feb. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra From the Ace to the Ten Travel Through the Sleeve final card appears in sock
1997 8
Manuel Muerte Die wandernde Socke card travels to card case, then sock is found in card case and card in performer's shoe, shoe load while standing
1998 8
Don Scott Name Dropper card into sock, comedy routine
Sep. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Tomo Maeda Ten Socks in a Bag clear bag with socks, performer finds two of same color without looking, spectator finds two different-colored socks which match what the performer is wearing
Variations July 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 7)
Robert E. Neale The First Mystery or The Wisdom of the Worm Story trick about Adam and Eve using six playing cards and a worm sock puppet which locates the selected card
2008 101
Chris "Doc" Dixon Bottle Sock bottle changes into sock inside paper bag, bag is thrown into audience
2009 42
Scott Strange Will The Socks Match? cards with single socks are used, two chosen ones do not match but match the mis-matched socks the performer is wearing
Inspired by June 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 6)
David Acer The Sock Catcher sock travels from dryer into change bag, then initialed coin does
  • Part One: Sockgate
  • Part Two: Coingate
Oct. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 10)
Patrick Page A Green Pair? socks change into fruit, trick based on a pun
2011 297
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Mysteries for Children: Little Jimmie and the Christmas Stocking sock restoration
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1945
Nov./Dec. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)
Roberto Giobbi This Trick Socks card vanishes, sock in case, card in shoe
Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 4)
Nathan Kranzo Phone Sox phone held to ear, it unrolls and changes to a sock, phone is now in shoe
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
Rune Klan Put a Sock In It! roulette effect with two socks, knife found in one of them
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2008
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