der knoten im taschentuch \n no. 6, putting a knot in a handkerchief without letting go of the ends (knotting the arms first) \n unknown
1900
der amateurzauberer
Unknown

Der Knoten im Taschentuch

1900

Der Amateurzauberer

159



to take two corners of a handkerchief, one in each hand, and tie a know in it without removing either hand \n \n unknown
1902
the modern conjurer
Unknown

To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand

1902

The Modern Conjurer

292



der geisterknoten \n multiple knots appear in rope \n carl willmann
1904
die zauberwelt
Carl Willmann

Der Geisterknoten

Sep. 1904

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 10 No. 9)

138



the triple chefalo knot \n dissolving loop knot \n tom sellers
1935
quick tricks
Tom Sellers

The Triple Chefalo Knot

1935

Quick Tricks

7



a visitor from down under \n séance on stage with lights on, magician is tied to chair with screen around him and still from within the screen a bell rings, writing appears, knots tie in a rope, etc., trapdoor for assistant to reach under \n edward bagshawe
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

A Visitor from Down Under

1936 ca.

Twenty Magical Novelties

74



the mystic necktie \n \n joseph h. fries
1937
the jinx 150
Joseph H. Fries

The Mystic Necktie

1937

The Jinx 150
(Issue 33)

213



the jumping ring \n knotted ring jumps to another knot \n tom sellers \n travelling ring \n raymond hafler
1939
scots magic
Tom Sellers

The Jumping Ring

Related to

1939

Scots Magic

13



a restored tape and ring effect \n borrowed ring tied to end of ribbon, ribbon cut in center and tied back together, knot vanishes and ribbon is restored while spectator is wearing ring, “introducing a novel principle” \n edward victor
1940 ca.
more magic of the hands — part one
Edward Victor

A Restored Tape and Ring Effect

1940 ca.

More Magic of the Hands — Part One

47



a rope interlude \n thread, unknotting rope \n al baker
1941
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

A Rope Interlude

1941

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Magical Ways and Means)

209



transribbo \n signed ribbon is cut in half and tied together, knot is cut off and ribbon is restored \n lloyd w. chambers
1941
original ideas in magic
Lloyd W. Chambers

Transribbo

1941

Original Ideas in Magic

26



the vanishing ring on tring \n knotring vanishes from rope \n unknown
1941/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 1
Unknown

The Vanishing Ring on Tring

1941/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1

144



the furloined rope trick \n removing knots from rope \n walter b. gibson
1942
the phoenix 150
Walter B. Gibson

The Furloined Rope Trick

1942

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 20)

85



rope royale \n rope cut into three pieces restores, several knots appear at once, they vanish again
 as the spectator sees it
 the rope to use
 preparation
 to prepare the rope with cement
 to put on caesar rope gimmick
 clean cuts
 presentation
 knots reappear
 knots dissolve
 samples \n keith clark
1942
rope royale
Keith Clark

Rope Royale

1942

Rope Royale

4



christopher's three knots in a rope \n three knots appear, one disappears, one is untied, one is taken off \n milbourne christopher
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Milbourne Christopher

Christopher's Three Knots in a Rope

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

339



christopher's jumping knot \n knot jumpes from one position on rope to another \n milbourne christopher
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Milbourne Christopher

Christopher's Jumping Knot

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

342



selfuntying rope \n thread \n unknown
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Unknown

SelfUntying Rope

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

349



the phantom knot \n disappearing knot \n unknown
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Unknown

The Phantom Knot

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

353



hindu knots \n knots appear and disappear \n unknown
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Unknown

Hindu Knots

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

355



chefalo's knot \n disappearing knot \n chefalo
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Chefalo

Chefalo's Knot

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

358



tarbell's triple chefalo knot \n disappearing knots \n harlan tarbell \n chefalo
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo

Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

358



a novel knot steal \n stealing a knotted on knot \n unknown
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Unknown

A Novel Knot Steal

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

362



"take it off" \n knot is slid on rope then taken off \n tom fitzgerald
1943
the phoenix 150
Tom Fitzgerald

"Take It Off"

1943

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 49)

202



slip knot \n \n unknown
1943
the phoenix 150
Unknown

Slip Knot

1943

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 49)

202



an easy false knot \n \n unknown
1943/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 3
Unknown

An Easy False Knot

1943/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3

85



nifty knots \n knots appear in rope \n dr. zina bennett
1943/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 3
Dr. Zina Bennett

Nifty Knots

1943/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3

96



vanishing knot flourishes \n five methods \n unknown
1943/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 3
Unknown

Vanishing Knot Flourishes

1943/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3

99



puzzle knot \n knot without letting go of the ends \n g. w. hunter
1943/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 3
G. W. Hunter

Puzzle Knot

1943/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3

101



string for a parcel \n magician displays two strings that are knotted together forming a loop, he cuts off one knot, other knot vanishes leaving full string, string stretches \n john mulholland
1944
the art of illusion
John Mulholland

String for A Parcel

1944

The Art of Illusion

72



physician's rope \n three part rope routine
 the mystic necktie
 a sailor's rope
 rope riting \n joseph h. fries
1945
my best
Joseph H. Fries

Physician's Rope

1945

My Best

240



slip knot \n \n joseph keen
1945
the phoenix 51100
Joseph Keen

Slip Knot

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 86)

350



snapping a knot \n onehanded \n harvey p. graham
1945
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
Harvey P. Graham

Snapping a Knot

Sep. 1945

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 3 No. 4)

150



knots to you \n "j. s. bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away \n j. b. bobo
1945
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
J. B. Bobo

Knots to You

Nov. 1945

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 3 No. 6)

164



knots on two ropes at once \n onehanded knot with both hands \n francis j. rigney
1946
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
Francis J. Rigney

Knots on Two Ropes at Once

Feb. 1946

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 3 No. 9)

196



tying and untying knots in a cord without letting go of the ends \n one and two knots \n laurie ireland
1947
ireland's yearbooks
Laurie Ireland

Tying and Untying Knots in a Cord without Letting Go of the Ends

1947

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1947)

3



throwing a knot \n \n j. b. bobo \n the strike knot (throwing a knot) \n j. b. bobo \n phil willmarth
1947
watch this one!
J. B. Bobo

Throwing a Knot

Related to

1947

Watch This One!

120



knots to you \n rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off \n j. b. bobo
1947
watch this one!
J. B. Bobo

Knots to You

1947

Watch This One!

121



knots in paper sack \n spectators make many knots in rope, it is held in paper bag with top visible, knots vanish \n u. f. grant
1948
grant's inner circle magazine
U. F. Grant

Knots in Paper Sack

Oct. 1948

Grant's Inner Circle Magazine
(Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2)

9



chinese "chefalo" knot \n using cloth tape \n unknown
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5
Unknown

Chinese "Chefalo" Knot

1948/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5

285



the tony lopilato knot \n dissolving knot \n tony lopilato \n the portable knot (twohanded tony lopilato knot) \n phil willmarth
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5
Tony Lopilato

The Tony Lopilato Knot

Variations

1948/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5

323



the double knotter \n appearance of two knots \n charles roltare
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5
Charles Roltare

The Double Knotter

1948/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5

326



the appearing knot \n \n jack yeager
1949
ireland's yearbooks
Jack Yeager

The Appearing Knot

1949

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1949)

19



sandsational rope \n routine with extra piece
 i. brazen restoration
 ii. stretching a rope
 iii. frustrated restoration
 iv. continuous circle
 v. much ado about knotting
 vi. sliding cut
 vii. sleight of leg
 viii. regular restoration
 ix. removable knot
 x. give a magician enough rope \n george sands \n pure rope \n felix farrell \n phase one effect \n mac king \n george sands
1949
sandsational rope
George Sands

Sandsational Rope

Variations

1949

Sandsational Rope

3



laundry on the line \n two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot \n norman houghton
1950
ireland's yearbooks
Norman Houghton

Laundry on the Line

1950

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1950)

37



knots \n \n slydini \n knots \n slydini
1950
the phoenix 151200
Slydini

Knots

Also published here

1950

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 195)

778



hamilton's idea \n sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope \n john hamilton
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
John Hamilton

Hamilton's Idea

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 203)

812



caught knot \n knots appear on rope \n john a. m. howie \n caught knot \n john a. m. howie
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
John A. M. Howie

Caught Knot

Also published here

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 214)

856



rope knots \n one handed and two handed knots \n george "cub" bahr
1951
ireland's yearbooks
George "Cub" Bahr

Rope Knots

1951

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1951)

24



ein alter trick u. seine fortsetzung \n knot is made over ring, ends held by spectator \n unknown \n der wunderknoten im seil! \n dr. william weyeneth
1952
hokus pokus
Unknown

Ein alter Trick u. seine Fortsetzung

Related to

1952

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 13 No. 5)

50



the sympathetic ropes \n three tied ropes are put in one hat, three separate ropes in another, then the other set is knotted \n harold g. beaumont
1952
routined manipulation — part two
Harold G. Beaumont

The Sympathetic Ropes

1952

Routined Manipulation — Part Two

80



der wunderknoten im seil! \n knot is made over ring, ends held by spectator, different method \n dr. william weyeneth \n ein alter trick u. seine fortsetzung \n unknown
1954
hokus pokus
Dr. William Weyeneth

Der Wunderknoten im Seil!

Related to

1954

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 15 No. 1)

168



ghost knot \n false knot, wax on rope, convincing \n u. f. grant
1954/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 6
U. F. Grant

Ghost Knot

1954/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6

106



knots \n impossible knot \n slydini \n knots \n slydini
1956
the best in magic
Slydini

Knots

Also published here

1956

The Best in Magic

81



caught knot \n knots appear on rope \n john a. m. howie \n caught knot \n john a. m. howie
1956
the best in magic
John A. M. Howie

Caught Knot

Also published here

1956

The Best in Magic

87



dai vernon's false knot \n \n dai vernon
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon

Dai Vernon's False Knot

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

155



sliding knot \n \n jack miller \n sliding slip knot \n jack miller \n miller's sliding knots \n jack miller
1957
26 originals
Jack Miller

Sliding Knot

Also published here

1957

26 Originals

4



the repeating knot \n the performer ties a single knot. after displaying the knot, he unties it, tosses to the air and the knot is back on the rope. no matter how many times he unties it, the knot always comes back. \n slydini
1960
the magic of slydini
Slydini

The Repeating Knot

1960

The Magic of Slydini

153



knot routine \n \n everett lyda
1962
ireland's yearbooks
Everett Lyda

Knot Routine

1962

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1962)

41



knotty problems \n  the impossible knot
 knot box \n martin gardner
1962
the new phoenix 351400
Martin Gardner

Knotty Problems

1962

The New Phoenix 351400
(Issue 368)

299



doubletrible knot \n two and knots are made at the same time \n nate leipzig
1963
dai vernon's tribute to nate leipzig
Nate Leipzig

DoubleTrible Knot

1963

Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig

79



the silk on the rope \n handkerchief appears knotted on rope \n dino mazza
1963
the new phoenix 351400
Dino Mazza

The Silk on the Rope

1963

The New Phoenix 351400
(Issue 384)

363



the secret of gorius \n gordius, knot vanishes and reappears while spectator hold both ends \n john benzais
1967
the best of benzais
John Benzais

The Secret of Gorius

1967

The Best of Benzais

99



travelling ring \n ring knotted on rope jumps to two other knots \n raymond hafler \n the jumping ring \n tom sellers
1967
the art of closeup magic — volume 1
Raymond Hafler

Travelling Ring

Related to

1967

The Art of CloseUp Magic — Volume 1

44



the indian rope trick \n knot disappears twice in rope and appears again, story of the indian rope trick \n arthur setterington
1968
the joe smith mysteries
Arthur Setterington

The Indian Rope Trick

1968

The Joe Smith Mysteries

7



scientific rope \n magnetic ends, held together with thread
 cut & restored
 disappearing knot
 penetration of a wand or pencil \n john hamilton
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
John Hamilton

Scientific Rope

Aug. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 10)

353



flying knot \n knot jumps off the rope into air \n horace e. bennett \n the amazing, jumping, flying, sliding knot \n horace e. bennett
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Horace E. Bennett

Flying Knot

Related to

Sep. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 11)

363



not a knot \n long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot \n j. w. sarles \n little one \n karl fulves \n ends meet \n karl fulves
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
J. W. Sarles

Not a Knot

Variations

Nov. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 1)

371



the knot off the rope \n knot is shot off with a gun \n pavel
1970ca.
successful magic
Pavel

The Knot Off the Rope

1970ca.

Successful Magic

13



newspaper knotting ii \n newspaper cone, rope and knot thrown into it, knot found on rope, repeated with different colored knot \n pavel
1970ca.
successful magic
Pavel

Newspaper Knotting II

1970ca.

Successful Magic

15



encore the silk in the knot \n handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck \n pavel
1970ca.
successful magic
Pavel

Encore the Silk in the Knot

1970ca.

Successful Magic

21



the lefthanded knot \n comedy rope routine with two spectators and ring, woman can free rope from ring and man cannot
 handling of the knot
 outline of the routine
 the psychic release
see also p. 676 for anecdote \n karl fulves \n robot ring \n karl fulves \n harness hitch bet \n karl fulves
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Karl Fulves

The LeftHanded Knot

Related to

May 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 7)

421



knotso \n as richard jarrow, knot around tube dissolves \n dick jarrow \n the tubey knot \n sid lorraine
1971
magick
Dick Jarrow

KnotSo

Variations

1971

Magick
(Issue 16)

78



the tubey knot \n different knot, with tube \n sid lorraine \n knotso \n dick jarrow
1971
magick
Sid Lorraine

The Tubey Knot

Inspired by

1971

Magick
(Issue 22)

109



sympathetic ropes \n two ropes in bowls, knots travel \n harlan tarbell
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Harlan Tarbell

Sympathetic Ropes

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

150



zipover rope mystery \n knotted and unknotted piece of rope change place \n harlan tarbell
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Harlan Tarbell

ZipOver Rope Mystery

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

153



sliding & vanishing knot \n \n mike tannen
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Mike Tannen

Sliding & Vanishing Knot

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

381



chinese rope routine \n story routine about confucius and a magician
 appearance of a knot
 one handed knot
 dissolving and appearing knots
 to "dissolve" a knot
 to make two knots appear
 the appearance of two knots
 to tie a knot in a rope without letting go of the ends of the rope
 to cause a number of knots to appear \n arthur setterington
1972
straight line mysteries
Arthur Setterington

Chinese Rope Routine

1972

Straight Line Mysteries

31



knot able \n knot routine, different false and flourish knots \n flip hallema
1972
fl!p qu!k tr!k str!p
Flip Hallema

Knot Able

1972

Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p

5



new hunter knot \n neverlettinggoknot, string \n robert e. neale \n der neue "hunterknoten" \n robert e. neale \n neale's knot \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Robert E. Neale

New Hunter Knot

Also published here

Feb. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 4)

597



ghost knot \n knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole \n horace e. bennett \n "secret of gordius" (john benzais, the new jinx #58) \n ghost knot \n horace e. bennett
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Horace E. Bennett

Ghost Knot

Inspired by "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
Also published here

May 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 7)

619



no more tangles \n chefalo knot variation, presentation of knot vanish \n dr. j. konstantin garmisch
1973
magick
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch

No More Tangles

1973

Magick
(Issue 83)

412



knot possible \n knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phases \n karl fulves \n milbourne christophe routine in the sphinx
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Knot Possible

Inspired by Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx

June 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 8)

746



complete circle \n three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one rope \n conrad c. bush \n from tom hubbard \n tom hubbard
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Conrad C. Bush

Complete Circle

Related to

Aug. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 10)

784



beachtliche möglichkeiten mit einem gewöhnlichen knoten \n false knot
 der falsche knoten \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen \n the gen
1974
intermagic
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

Beachtliche Möglichkeiten mit einem Gewöhnlichen Knoten

Also published here

Jan. 1974

Intermagic
(Vol. 1 No. 3)

52



knoten in hülle und fülle \n knot routine with two differentcolored ropes \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen \n the gen
1974
intermagic
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

Knoten in Hülle und Fülle

Also published here

Jan. 1974

Intermagic
(Vol. 1 No. 3)

54



on the gambler's knot \n performer demonstrates knot in slowmotion, spectator cannot duplicate it \n slydini \n back story \n karl fulves \n the gambler's knot \n slydini \n slydini und der spielerknoten \n slydini
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Slydini

On The Gambler's Knot

Related toAlso published here

Mar. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 5)

867



judah's version of hunter's bow knot \n with a ring \n stewart judah
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Stewart Judah

Judah's Version of Hunter's Bow Knot

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

28



hunter knot spin off \n with hunter's bow knot \n phil willmarth
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Phil Willmarth

Hunter Knot Spin Off

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

29



chefalo knot release \n \n milbourne christopher
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Milbourne Christopher

Chefalo Knot Release

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

31



pull the knot & ring off \n \n phil willmarth \n burling hull \n j. g. thompson, jr. "top secrets of magic vol. 2" p. 227
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Phil Willmarth, Burling Hull

Pull the Knot & Ring Off

Related to J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2" P. 227

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

34



flip's knot release \n \n flip hallema
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Flip Hallema

Flip's Knot Release

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

35



flip's ring in knot \n \n flip hallema
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Flip Hallema

Flip's Ring in Knot

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

36



the impossible knot and ring \n without letting go of ends \n phil willmarth
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Phil Willmarth

The Impossible Knot and Ring

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

38



chesbro's knot it off \n \n verne chesbro \n phil willmarth
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth

Chesbro's Knot it Off

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

39



chesbro's knot it on \n \n verne chesbro \n phil willmarth
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth

Chesbro's Knot it On

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

41



the "scissors" release \n \n dick jarrow \n phil willmarth
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Dick Jarrow, Phil Willmarth

The "Scissors" Release

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

42



single ring doubleknotted \n \n dick jarrow
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Dick Jarrow

Single Ring DoubleKnotted

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

45



thruthehole on \n ring is pulled in open knot \n phil willmarth \n verne chesbro \n j. g. thompson, jr. "top secrets of magic vol. 2"
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Phil Willmarth, Verne Chesbro

ThruTheHole On

Related to J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2"

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

47



satin's knot and ring thru \n ring is pulled in open knot \n dick jarrow
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Dick Jarrow

Satin's Knot and Ring Thru

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

49



android two on \n \n peter warlock \n peter warlock's "warlock's way"
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Peter Warlock

Android Two On

Related to Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

50



android on \n \n peter warlock \n peter warlock's "warlock's way"
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Peter Warlock

Android On

Also published here Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

51



deejay knot on \n including the variations backward deejay, forward deejay and the swinging deejay \n dick jarrow \n flip hallema \n phil willmarth \n deejay knot \n dick jarrow
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Dick Jarrow, Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth

Deejay Knot On

Related to

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

54



deejay rope / silk pull off \n \n dick jarrow
1975
the ring & rope book — volume one
Dick Jarrow

Deejay Rope / Silk Pull Off

1975

The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One

58



knot magic \n on knot effects \n david berglas
1976
the david berglas file no. 1
David Berglas

Knot Magic

1976

The David Berglas File No. 1

23



knotknot \n an instant doubleknot \n david berglas
1976
the david berglas file no. 1
David Berglas

KnotKnot

1976

The David Berglas File No. 1

24



knot now \n instant knot, onehanded \n david berglas
1976
the david berglas file no. 1
David Berglas

Knot Now

1976

The David Berglas File No. 1

27



assorted knots \n monkey knots
 triple knot
 upknot downknot
 no knot
 knot over monkey puzzle
 instant noose
 noose with one knot
 noose with knotknot \n david berglas
1976
the david berglas file no. 1
David Berglas

Assorted Knots

1976

The David Berglas File No. 1

29



improved kavorting kords \n knot in red rope and knot in white rope transpose and back, then knots are slid off and vanish \n jerry mentzer
1976
second lecture
Jerry Mentzer

Improved Kavorting Kords

1976

Second Lecture

6



the appearing knot \n flourish onehanded kont \n unknown \n the strike knot (throwing a knot) \n j. b. bobo \n phil willmarth
1976
the big book of magic
Unknown

The Appearing Knot

Related to

1976

The Big Book of Magic

135



the fake appearing knot \n \n unknown
1976
the big book of magic
Unknown

The Fake Appearing Knot

1976

The Big Book of Magic

136



the impossible appearing knot \n without letting go of the ends \n unknown
1976
the big book of magic
Unknown

The Impossible Appearing Knot

1976

The Big Book of Magic

138



spirit knots \n multiple knots appear on rope, in bag \n unknown
1976
the big book of magic
Unknown

Spirit Knots

1976

The Big Book of Magic

142



not a knot \n simple false knot \n karl fulves
1977
the magic book
Karl Fulves

Not a Knot

1977

The Magic Book

49



subtract a knot \n knot vanishes from rope \n karl fulves \n joseph h. fries \n elmer applegit
1977
the magic book
Karl Fulves, Joseph H. Fries, Elmer Applegit

Subtract a Knot

1977

The Magic Book

50



hunter's impossible knot \n without letting go of the ends \n g. w. hunter
1977
the magic book
G. W. Hunter

Hunter's Impossible Knot

1977

The Magic Book

50



knot possible \n three phases, knot routine with loop of ring, knot comes off at the end \n karl fulves \n milbourne christopher
1977
the magic book
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher

Knot Possible

1977

The Magic Book

114



the gambler's knot \n performer demonstrates knot in slowmotion, spectator cannot duplicate it \n slydini \n on the gambler's knot \n slydini
1977
the magic book
Slydini

The Gambler's Knot

Also published here

1977

The Magic Book

117



the sliding knot \n idea of doing it with different colored silks on page 192, another handling by michael sondermeyer on page 444 \n john cornelius \n sliding knot, plus \n blair bowling \n the sliding knot \n john cornelius \n do as i do rope routine \n shigeo takagi \n knotsotuff \n john cornelius
1978
apocalypse vol. 15
John Cornelius

The Sliding Knot

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Jan. 1978

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 2 No. 1)

149



restoration supreme \n cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration \n paul curry \n restoration supreme \n paul curry
1978
the sliding knot and restoration supreme
Paul Curry

Restoration Supreme

Also published here

1978

The Sliding Knot and Restoration Supreme

5



the amazing, jumping, flying, sliding knot \n knot jumps, slides and is picked off, then cut and restored rope \n horace e. bennett \n george sands' "ropesation" \n flying knot \n horace e. bennett
1978
on your feet
Horace E. Bennett

The Amazing, Jumping, Flying, Sliding Knot

Inspired by George Sands' "Ropesation"
Related to

1978

On Your Feet

17



the ringer \n ring is caught in knot, one handed \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

The Ringer

1978

They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water

1



slydini's rope knots \n knot appears at end of rope multiple times \n slydini \n slydinknot \n john brown
1979
the magical world of slydini
Slydini

Slydini's Rope Knots

Variations

1979

The Magical World of Slydini

22



pendulum knot \n knot shaken into rope with one hand \n herb zarrow
1979
the chronicles
Herb Zarrow

Pendulum Knot

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue Closeup Folio No. 12)

1



onehand knot \n \n slydini
1979
the chronicles
Slydini

OneHand Knot

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue Closeup Folio No. 12)

13



contest rope \n (extra sheet)
two ropes tied together on both ends, contest with spectator who unties quicker, performer's knot vanishes, making one rope \n karl fulves \n new rope methods \n slydini
1979
the chronicles
Karl Fulves

Contest Rope

Inspired by

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue )

2



the sliding knot \n credit information \n karl fulves \n the sliding knot \n paul curry
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

The Sliding Knot

Related to

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 32)

126



knot a knot \n spectator makes number of knots and lays rope onto shoulder of performer, number of knots divined \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Knot A Knot

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 39)

156



much ado about knotting \n borrowed watch tossed into knot \n karrell fox
1979
another book
Karrell Fox

Much Ado About Knotting

1979

Another Book

255



sliding knot, plus \n magnet gaffed version \n blair bowling \n the sliding knot \n john cornelius
1980
apocalypse vol. 15
Blair Bowling

Sliding Knot, Plus

Inspired by

Jan. 1980

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 3 No. 1)

294



no knot \n dissolving knot \n david lederman
1980
apocalypse vol. 15
David Lederman

No Knot

Aug. 1980

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 3 No. 8)

376



crazy rope \n sliding knot, then ropes restore to one \n sixten beme
1981
apocalypse vol. 15
Sixten Beme

Crazy Rope

May 1981

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 4 No. 5)

483



warren stephens' helicopter knot \n knot wobbles down on rope into hand \n warren stephens
1981
jim ryan closeup: sensational stunners
Warren Stephens

Warren Stephens' Helicopter Knot

1981

Jim Ryan CloseUp: Sensational Stunners

18



bow tie knot \n ring and rope \n jim ryan
1981
jim ryan closeup: sensational stunners
Jim Ryan

Bow Tie Knot

1981

Jim Ryan CloseUp: Sensational Stunners

19



shoelace knot \n ring and rope \n g. w. hunter
1981
jim ryan closeup: sensational stunners
G. W. Hunter

Shoelace Knot

1981

Jim Ryan CloseUp: Sensational Stunners

22



grab a bight \n dissolving knot \n peter marshall
1982
apocalypse vol. 15
Peter Marshall

Grab A Bight

Feb. 1982

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 5 No. 2)

594



double girth false knot \n \n john mueller
1982
apocalypse vol. 15
John Mueller

Double Girth False Knot

June 1982

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 5 No. 6)

645



"i believe" \n dissolving knot around rolled piece of paper \n jack mitzman
1982
apocalypse vol. 15
Jack Mitzman

"I Believe"

Oct. 1982

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 5 No. 10)

689



the babushka routine \n five phase routine with dissolving knots and a large handkerchief, final one is through neck \n ron fredrick
1982
the professional routines of ron fredrick
Ron Fredrick

The Babushka Routine

1982

The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick

7



what? a knot? \n convincing false knot with gimmicked rope \n tom craven
1983
apocalypse vol. 610
Tom Craven

What? A Knot?

Apr. 1983

Apocalypse Vol. 610
(Vol. 6 No. 4)

763



biographical rope \n humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter, see also p. 543 and p. 860 \n steve beam \n biographical rope \n steve beam
1983
the trapdoor — volume one
Steve Beam

Biographical Rope

Also published here

1983

The Trapdoor — Volume One
(Issue 2)

27



no tie knot \n false knot \n kevin justice \n no tie knot \n kevin justice
1983
the trapdoor — volume one
Kevin Justice

No Tie Knot

Also published here

1983

The Trapdoor — Volume One
(Issue 2)

30



the blowaway knot \n false knot with string \n gary ouellet
1983
the homing ring
Gary Ouellet

The Blowaway Knot

1983

The Homing Ring

5



slydinknot \n slip knot \n john brown \n slydini's rope knots \n slydini \n christmas cord knot again \n stephen tucker \n slydiniknoten \n john brown
1983
spellbinder
John Brown

Slydinknot

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here

1983

SpellBinder
(Vol. 3 No. 31)

600



christmas cord knot again \n \n stephen tucker \n slydinknot \n john brown \n der gleitknoten \n stephen tucker
1983
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

Christmas Cord Knot Again

Inspired byAlso published here

1983

SpellBinder
(Vol. 3 No. 32)

615



hopper knoten \n four different colored ropes, knot from rope jumps on others and is opened on last rope \n pavel \n pavel's fantastic knot
1983
neue magische ideen
Pavel

Hopper Knoten

Related to

1983

Neue Magische Ideen

2



mexikanische handschellen \n rope around spectator's wrist tightens in unusual way \n dr. raymond l. beebe \n genii, mar. 1980
1983
intermagic
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe

Mexikanische Handschellen

Also published here

Jan. 1983

Intermagic
(Vol. 9 No. 4)

134



"pinch" knot \n \n tony lopilato
1984
apocalypse vol. 610
Tony Lopilato

"Pinch" Knot

Aug. 1984

Apocalypse Vol. 610
(Vol. 7 No. 8)

956



hitch a spectator \n several knots quickly united behind back \n r. c. buff \n the portable knot (twohanded tony lopilato knot) \n phil willmarth
1984
magic from the parade #1
R. C. Buff

Hitch A Spectator

Related to

1984

Magic from the Parade #1

8



the acrobat \n knot appears in rope \n phil willmarth \n the acrobat \n phil willmarth
1984
magic from the parade #1
Phil Willmarth

The Acrobat

Also published here

1984

Magic from the Parade #1

13



new one hand knot  with ring \n \n phil willmarth
1984
magic from the parade #1
Phil Willmarth

New One Hand Knot  With Ring

1984

Magic from the Parade #1

14



das knotenseil \n knot in rope visibly vanishes, metal hook \n jan torell
1984
rund um den zaubertisch
Jan Torell

Das Knotenseil

1984

Rund um den Zaubertisch

21



naughty knot \n knots appear and jump, fake knots, knot at elastic \n dick koornwinder
1984
diverting kreations
Dick Koornwinder

Naughty Knot

1984

Diverting Kreations

11



slydini und der spielerknoten \n performer demonstrates knot in slowmotion, spectator cannot duplicate it \n slydini \n on the gambler's knot \n slydini
1984
intermagic
Slydini

Slydini und der Spielerknoten

Also published here

Jan. 1984

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 3&4)

128



der neue "hunterknoten" \n neverlettinggoknot, string \n robert e. neale \n new hunter knot \n robert e. neale
1984
intermagic
Robert E. Neale

Der neue "HunterKnoten"

Also published here

Jan. 1984

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 3&4)

131



the zoellner phenomenon \n knot appears in cord while ends are held together \n ray hyman
1985
the new york magic symposium — collection 4
Ray Hyman

The Zoellner Phenomenon

1985

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4

92



figureeight for connoisseurs \n flourish knot without letting go of the ends \n danny korem
1985
korem without limits
Danny Korem

FigureEight for Connoisseurs

1985

Korem without Limits

107



pluck knot \n knot plucked off rope \n danny korem
1985
korem without limits
Danny Korem

Pluck Knot

1985

Korem without Limits

110



ghost knots \n forming false knot with one hand \n tony lopilato
1986
apocalypse vol. 610
Tony Lopilato

Ghost Knots

Apr. 1986

Apocalypse Vol. 610
(Vol. 9 No. 4)

1193



the dissolving knot \n wire gimmick \n tommy wonder
1986
magical arts journal
Tommy Wonder

The Dissolving Knot

1986

Magical Arts Journal
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

8



sliding slip knot \n \n jack miller \n sliding knot \n jack miller
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Jack Miller

Sliding Slip Knot

Also published here

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

2



harness hitch \n comment on a supposed slip knot \n karl fulves \n the ashley book of knots
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Karl Fulves

Harness Hitch

Related to

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

9



an elusive knot \n disappearing knot \n arthur carlsen \n the ashley book of knots
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Arthur Carlsen

An elusive knot

Also published here

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

13



vanishing square knot \n \n milbourne christopher \n the ashley book of knots
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Milbourne Christopher

Vanishing Square Knot

Also published here

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

14



little one \n unequal ropes, knotted, knot slides to other end and back, one rope shrinks in process, performed at table \n karl fulves \n "my rope trick"  an original cut and restored rope routine \n edward victor \n not a knot \n j. w. sarles \n merger \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Karl Fulves

Little One

Inspired byRelated to

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

15



sliding reference \n credit information on sliding knot \n karl fulves \n "the sliding knot" (tom hubbard, ireland's yearbook, 1969/70)
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Karl Fulves

Sliding Reference

Related to "The Sliding Knot" (Tom Hubbard, Ireland's Yearbook, 1969/70)

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

25



ricochet knot \n rope knotted into loop, held between hands, knot jumps from lower strand to upper strand and then off \n karl fulves \n ricochet ring \n james g. thompson jr.
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Karl Fulves

Ricochet Knot

Inspired by

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I

28



rope notes \n notes on rope effects, rope knot prediction in fortune cookies \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part ii
Karl Fulves

Rope Notes

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II

29



christopher's knot \n dissolving knots routine \n martin gardner \n milbourne christopher \n milbourne christopher's square knot (hugard's magic monthly, august 1958) \n squareknot paradox \n milbourne christopher
1986
contemporary rope magic — part ii
Martin Gardner, Milbourne Christopher

Christopher's Knot

Inspired by Milbourne Christopher's Square Knot (Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1958)
Related to

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II

30



knot conversion \n "to change a reef or square knot into two overhand knots, and to change these back again" \n unknown \n the ashley book of knots
1986
contemporary rope magic — part ii
Unknown

Knot Conversion

Also published here

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II

35



here spot \n lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope \n karl fulves \n here, spot! \n karl fulves \n ring of beauty \n ronald j. dayton
1986
contemporary rope magic — part ii
Karl Fulves

Here Spot

Related toAlso published here

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II

37



ring of beauty \n effect by karl fulves, rope ring slid on rope, rope pulled, rope ring becomes smaller and then jumps off rope \n ronald j. dayton \n here spot \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part ii
Ronald J. Dayton

Ring of Beauty

Related to

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II

43



las vegas knot \n knot appears or not \n martin gardner \n scientific american, september 1983 \n riddle rope \n martin gardner \n joseph k. schmidt
1986
contemporary rope magic — part iii
Martin Gardner

Las Vegas Knot

Related toAlso published here Scientific American, September 1983

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III

58



loophole \n betting game, loop in rope, becomes knot or not \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part iii
Karl Fulves

Loophole

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III

59



gremlin tube \n rope around cardboard tube, knot tied outside vanishes and appears inside tube \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part iii
Karl Fulves

Gremlin Tube

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III

62



telepathic tube \n rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part iii
Karl Fulves

Telepathic Tube

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III

65



wrap around \n rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself \n karl fulves
1986
contemporary rope magic — part iii
Karl Fulves

Wrap Around

1986

Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III

68



desintegration \n knot pulled off rope, spectator cannot duplicate it \n unknown
1986
intermagic
Unknown

Desintegration

May 1986

Intermagic
(Vol. 12 No. 2)

89



rope work \n knot effects
 overtime ending \n karl fulves
1988
the chronicles
Karl Fulves

Rope Work

1988

The Chronicles
(Issue 34)

1401



secret knot \n knot secretly tied when rope is given from one hand to the other \n bill wisch
1988
the chronicles
Bill Wisch

Secret Knot

1988

The Chronicles
(Issue 35)

1414



the sliding knot \n with two ropes \n john cornelius \n the sliding knot \n john cornelius
1988
creative secrets no. 1
John Cornelius

The Sliding Knot

Also published here

1988

Creative Secrets No. 1

20



the smoke and forget me knot \n false knot with rope \n francis martineau
1989
the knot collector
Francis Martineau

The Smoke and Forget Me Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

4



the portable knot (twohanded tony lopilato knot) \n complicated dissolving knot bundle \n phil willmarth \n the tony lopilato knot \n tony lopilato \n hitch a spectator \n r. c. buff
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Portable Knot (TwoHanded Tony Lopilato Knot)

Inspired byRelated to

1989

The Knot Collector

6



satin's knot \n \n wilfred sellten
1989
the knot collector
Wilfred Sellten

Satin's Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

8



the harpoon knot \n flourish knot \n unknown
1989
the knot collector
Unknown

The Harpoon Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

10



the fisherman's knot \n flourish knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Fisherman's Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

12



the william tell knot \n flourish knot \n unknown \n bow & arrow knot \n dai vernon
1989
the knot collector
Unknown

The William Tell Knot

Related to

1989

The Knot Collector

14



the robin hood knot \n flourish knot, follow up for robin hood knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Robin Hood Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

16



the bow or shoelace knot \n false knot \n g. w. hunter
1989
the knot collector
G. W. Hunter

The Bow or Shoelace Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

18



the strike knot (throwing a knot) \n flourish onehanded kont \n j. b. bobo \n phil willmarth \n throwing a knot \n j. b. bobo \n the appearing knot \n unknown
1989
the knot collector
J. B. Bobo, Phil Willmarth

The Strike Knot (Throwing a Knot)

Related to

1989

The Knot Collector

21



the one hand knot \n \n unknown
1989
the knot collector
Unknown

The One Hand Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

23



the acrobat \n knot appears in rope \n phil willmarth \n the acrobat \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Acrobat

Also published here

1989

The Knot Collector

23



the high diver \n flourish knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The High Diver

1989

The Knot Collector

24



the cowboy knot \n flourish knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Cowboy Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

25



the peddler's or traveling knot \n knot is moved on rope \n unknown
1989
the knot collector
Unknown

The Peddler's or Traveling Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

26



the model t ford knot \n flourish onehanded cud \n flip hallema \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth

The Model T Ford Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

29



the airplane knot \n flourish knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Airplane Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

31



the high flying knot \n rope tossed in the air, flourish knot \n pavel
1989
the knot collector
Pavel

The High Flying Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

33



the willmarth snap knot (throwing a loop) \n onehanded flourish knot \n phil willmarth
1989
the knot collector
Phil Willmarth

The Willmarth Snap Knot (Throwing a Loop)

1989

The Knot Collector

34



the pendulum or lazy magician's knot \n flourish knot \n herb zarrow \n herb zarrow's "the pendulum or lazy magician's knot" in karl fulves "closeup folio" no.12 /1979
1989
the knot collector
Herb Zarrow

The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot

Also published here Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "CloseUp Folio" No.12 /1979

1989

The Knot Collector

36



slydiniknoten \n slip knot \n john brown \n slydinknot \n john brown
1989
intermagic
John Brown

SlydiniKnoten

Also published here

Oct. 1989

Intermagic
(Vol. 15 No. 1)

30



the scissor knot \n knot puzzle \n al forsythe
1990
the trapdoor — volume two
Al Forsythe

The Scissor Knot

1990

The Trapdoor — Volume Two
(Issue 33)

593



the overhand knot \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

The Overhand Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

4



the basic overhand knot \n no. 1, no effect \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

The Basic Overhand Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

4



slide off \n no. 2, knot vanishes \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Slide Off

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

5



betcha knot \n no. 3, spectator cannot tie a knot the same way the magician can \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Betcha Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

6



triple knots \n no. 4, three knots appear in rope \n karl fulves \n milbourne christopher
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher

Triple Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

8



dissolving double knot \n no. 5, two ropes tied together, spectator pulls tight, yet rope are separated by performer \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Dissolving Double Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

9



the captive knot \n no. 6, knot tied in rope, then ends tied together, performer can still untie first knot \n unknown \n dissolve \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

The Captive Knot

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

10



ghost knot \n no. 7, slip knot transformed into overhand knot, then rope becomes linked to performer's jacket buttonhole \n horace e. bennett \n ghost knot \n horace e. bennett
1990
selfworking rope magic
Horace E. Bennett

Ghost Knot

Also published here

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

13



the slip knot \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

The Slip Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

17



quick slip knot \n no. 8 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Quick Slip Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

17



slippery knot \n no. 9, slip knot transformed into overhand knot while spectator holds ends \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Slippery Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

18



name a number \n no. 11, rope coiled in hand, spectator names small number, that number of knots appear in rope \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Name a Number

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

22



convertible knot \n no. 12, slip knot that can convert into overhand knot \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Convertible Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

24



miller's sliding knots \n no. 14, knot slides from one end to the other \n jack miller \n sliding knot \n jack miller
1990
selfworking rope magic
Jack Miller

Miller's Sliding Knots

Also published here

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

28



the square knot \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

The Square Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

34



basic square knot \n no. 15 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Basic Square Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

34



the granny knot \n no. 16 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

The Granny Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

36



half a square \n no. 18, knot appears in rope under impossible conditions with the ends tied \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Half a Square

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

38



squareknot paradox \n no. 21, square knot dissolves when pulled, repeated \n milbourne christopher \n christopher's knot \n martin gardner \n milbourne christopher
1990
selfworking rope magic
Milbourne Christopher

SquareKnot Paradox

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

44



special effects \n chapter intro, knot effect \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

Special Effects

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

47



popoff knot \n no. 22, knot flies off rope when pulled \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

PopOff Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

47



the fake knot \n no. 23, knot slid off rope, shown and pocketed \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

The Fake Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

48



sliding knot \n no. 24, two ropes knotted, knot slides to one side, ropes unknotted and now of different length \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Sliding Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

50



here, spot! \n no. 25, lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope \n karl fulves \n here spot \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

Here, Spot!

Also published here

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

51



flourish knots \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

Flourish Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

54



throw knot \n no. 26 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Throw Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

54



onehand knot \n no. 27 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

OneHand Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

55



selftaught ropes \n no. 28, two ropes put over shoulders of spectator, a knot appears behind his back on each rope, secret onehanded knotting \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

SelfTaught Ropes

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

56



onehand figure 8 \n no. 29, different onehanded knot \n karl fulves \n watch the watch \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

OneHand Figure 8

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

57



fake unknot \n no. 30, knot apparently untied, but still there \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Fake Unknot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

58



the double knot \n no. 31, two knot appear in rope \n c. d. oeloff
1990
selfworking rope magic
C. D. Oeloff

The Double Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

60



doublering ceremony \n no. 32, two borrowed fingerrings put on rope, a knot appears around each \n dr. zina bennett \n senor charles mardo \n stewart judah \n john braun \n letters \n c. d. oeloff \n vernon winiecke \n howard schaefer \n r. farrell
1990
selfworking rope magic
Dr. Zina Bennett, Senor Charles Mardo, Stewart Judah, John Braun

DoubleRing Ceremony

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

61



dissolving knots \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

Dissolving Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

65



not knot \n no. 33, knot vanishes when pulled tight \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Not Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

65



dissolve \n no. 34, dissolving knot \n unknown \n the captive knot \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Dissolve

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

66



pullaway knot \n no. 35 \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

PullAway Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

68



posinegative knots \n no. 36, two knots made, rope shaken, both vanish \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

PosiNegative Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

69



pretzel knot \n no. 37, knot vanishes when pulled tight \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Pretzel Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

70



triplicity \n no. 38, routine, three knots appear, one vanishes, one is untied and one is pulled off \n milbourne christopher \n dr. zina bennett \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Milbourne Christopher, Dr. Zina Bennett, Karl Fulves

Triplicity

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

72



the penrose knot \n no. 39, several knots in rope, spectator choses one, rope is pulled and all vanish except chosen one \n roger penrose
1990
selfworking rope magic
Roger Penrose

The Penrose Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

75



knot at all \n no. 45, knot tied in rope, spectator cuts knot off, restoration, knot reappears \n dr. weiner \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Dr. Weiner, Karl Fulves

Knot at All

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

89



the hunter knot \n chapter intro \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

The Hunter Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

99



a possible impossibility \n no. 47, knot without letting go of the ends \n g. w. hunter
1990
selfworking rope magic
G. W. Hunter

A Possible Impossibility

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

99



fooling the expert \n no. 48, giving the ends to spectator in the middle of hunter knot \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Fooling the Expert

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

101



neale's knot \n no. 49, hunter knot variation \n robert e. neale \n new hunter knot \n robert e. neale
1990
selfworking rope magic
Robert E. Neale

Neale's Knot

Also published here

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

102



double cross \n no. 50, hunter knot variation in which ends are secretly switched \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Double Cross

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

103



hunter killer \n no. 51, knot without letting go of ends, preparation \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

Hunter Killer

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

105



spirit knots \n no. 55, rope and ring put in paper bag, three knots appear in rope and ring is tied in chosen knot \n karl fulves
1990
selfworking rope magic
Karl Fulves

Spirit Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

114



the hanging \n no. 57, one spectator is murderer, chosen with cards, noose tied from rope, it tightens only at guilty spectator \n robert e. neale
1990
selfworking rope magic
Robert E. Neale

The Hanging

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

120



fourthdimension knot \n no. 63, rope tied between both wrists of performer, he makes a knot when out of sight \n unknown
1990
selfworking rope magic
Unknown

FourthDimension Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

132



the knot key \n sliding knot \n stephen tucker \n apocalypse variations or additions \n stephen tucker
1991
apocalypse vol. 1115
Stephen Tucker

The Knot Key

Variations

Apr. 1991

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 14 No. 4)

1918



apocalypse variations or additions \n \n stephen tucker \n the knot key \n stephen tucker
1991
apocalypse vol. 1115
Stephen Tucker

Apocalypse Variations Or Additions

Inspired by

Sep. 1991

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 14 No. 9)

1975



hit \n false knot handling \n aldo colombini
1991
fism lecture notes
Aldo Colombini

Hit

1991

FISM Lecture Notes

4



slip \n knot sliding along rope and finally jumps off the rope \n aldo colombini
1991
fism lecture notes
Aldo Colombini

Slip

1991

FISM Lecture Notes

6



der verschwindende knoten \n vanishing knot \n patrick page \n pages from patrick's notebook
1991
intermagic
Patrick Page

Der verschwindende Knoten

Also published here Pages from Patrick's Notebook

Nov. 1991

Intermagic
(Vol. 16 No. 3)

98



das knotenunfähige seil \n vanishing knot as it is pulled tight, thread \n patrick page \n pages from patrick's notebook
1991
intermagic
Patrick Page

Das Knotenunfähige Seil

Also published here Pages from Patrick's Notebook

Nov. 1991

Intermagic
(Vol. 16 No. 3)

104



appearing knots \n \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

Appearing Knots

1991

Page Wright's Manuscript

329



no knot now \n based on the girth knot \n doug edwards
1992
apocalypse vol. 1115
Doug Edwards

No Knot now

Jan. 1992

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 15 No. 1)

2026



sliding colorchanging knot \n \n aldo colombini
1992
apocalypse vol. 1115
Aldo Colombini

Sliding ColorChanging Knot

Nov. 1992

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 15 No. 11)

2139



three knots \n \n john rubino
1993
apocalypse vol. 1620
John Rubino

Three Knots

Aug. 1993

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 16 No. 8)

2247



how to tie a square knot \n \n harlan tarbell
1993
tarbell course in magic — volume 8
Harlan Tarbell

How to Tie a Square Knot

1993

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8

160



patter for pavel's "fantastic knot" \n presentation \n michael close
1993
workers number 3
Michael Close

Patter for Pavel's "Fantastic Knot"

1993

Workers Number 3

37



untangled \n knot disappears \n karl fulves
1993
easytodo magic tricks for children
Karl Fulves

Untangled

1993

EasytoDo Magic Tricks for Children

6



wuffle tube \n knot vanishes when placed in paper tube \n karl fulves
1993
easytodo magic tricks for children
Karl Fulves

Wuffle Tube

1993

EasytoDo Magic Tricks for Children

22



biographical rope \n humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter \n steve beam \n biographical rope \n steve beam
1993
magic with no entertainment value ii
Steve Beam

Biographical Rope

Also published here

1993

Magic with No Entertainment Value II

2



no tie knot \n \n kevin justice \n no tie knot \n kevin justice
1993
magic with no entertainment value ii
Kevin Justice

No Tie Knot

Also published here

1993

Magic with No Entertainment Value II

4



ends meet \n "a sliding knot trick" \n karl fulves \n not a knot \n j. w. sarles
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Ends Meet

Inspired by

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 7)

82



das indianische notizbuch \n knot pulled off rope and thrown in air \n salvano
1994
salvano
Salvano

Das Indianische Notizbuch

1994

Salvano

20



knot from nowhere & variations \n thing where you don't let go of ends and still make knots \n joe berg \n martin gardner
1995
arcane
Joe Berg, Martin Gardner

Knot from Nowhere & Variations

1995

Arcane
(Issue 14)

191



the knot scam \n puzzle \n mitsunobu matsuyama
1995
arcane
Mitsunobu Matsuyama

The Knot Scam

1995

Arcane
(Issue 14)

194



separating knots \n two ropes together are knotted, knots separated, with single rope variation, with silks \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n martin gardner \n riddle rope \n martin gardner \n joseph k. schmidt
1995
arcane
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner

Separating Knots

Related to

1995

Arcane
(Issue 14)

196



das flinke seil \n ends of rope knot by themselves, cut rope is restored, magnetic \n pavel
1995
m wie magie
Pavel

Das flinke Seil

1995

M wie Magie

16



das rätsel des gelben knotens \n pavel's fantastic knot, different method, magnetic \n pavel
1995
m wie magie
Pavel

Das Rätsel des gelben Knotens

1995

M wie Magie

28



pure rope \n rope is cut several times with fingers and is then restored again, multiphase routine \n felix farrell \n sandsational rope \n george sands
1995
aus dem effeff...
Felix Farrell

Pure Rope

Inspired by

1995

Aus dem Effeff...

51



hypknotisch \n rope cut, long and short pieces transpose, with traveling knot
 der wandernde knoten
 das verschieben des knotens
 der austausch \n roy johnson \n geoffrey durham \n unique
1995
intermagic
Roy Johnson, Geoffrey Durham

HypKnotisch

Also published here

1995

Intermagic
(Vol. 19 No. 4&5)

142



strangeo \n circle of loose knot in a piece of string is magically removed \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment — book 2
Paul Harris

StrangeO

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 2
(Issue New Stuff)

37



roped \n two white ropes are suddenly knotted together, the rope slides along the rope and knot changes color, knot is taken off the rope and thrown on it again, when it is opened, its a white rope with a red part \n michael kaminskas \n daryl martinez \n pavel \n pavel's fantastic knot \n daryl martinez' amazing acrobatic knot
1996
miracle material
Michael Kaminskas, Daryl Martinez, Pavel

Roped

Inspired by Pavel's Fantastic Knot
 Daryl Martinez' Amazing Acrobatic Knot

1996

Miracle Material

97



bachelor's thread \n threading the needle with appearing ring climax \n rajneesh madhok
1996
the minotaur
Rajneesh Madhok

Bachelor's Thread

1996

The Minotaur
(Vol. 8 No. 2)

10



selbstauflösung \n knot in rope is pulled off / vanishes \n unknown
1996
intermagic
Unknown

Selbstauflösung

1996

Intermagic
(Vol. 20 No. 2)

53



der gleitknoten \n \n stephen tucker \n christmas cord knot again \n stephen tucker
1996
intermagic
Stephen Tucker

Der Gleitknoten

Also published here

1996

Intermagic
(Vol. 20 No. 4&5)

180



scissors into knot \n scissors thrown towards knot, gets linked on the knot \n doug edwards
1997
doug edwards packs a wallop!
Doug Edwards

Scissors Into Knot

1997

Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop!

127



knot there \n "unsolved mysteries"
hunter knot mentioned (without letting go), knot is in tie instead, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
1997
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Knot There

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 6)

146



der blitzknoten \n rope tied in loop, knot appears \n milbourne christopher
1997
intermagic
Milbourne Christopher

Der Blitzknoten

1997

Intermagic
(Vol. 21 No. 3)

112



bow & arrow knot \n flourish knot in which one end shoots through a loop, repeated with smaller loops \n dai vernon \n informant \n karl fulves \n the william tell knot \n unknown \n informant \n karl fulves
1998
underworld
Dai Vernon

Bow & Arrow Knot

Related to

1998

Underworld
(Issue 8)

99



knots by mail \n rope appears in envelope, then it is pulled through the envelopes and knots appear \n arthur ward
1998
the fine print
Arthur Ward

Knots by Mail

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 7)

168



watch the watch \n "unsolved mysteries"
performed onehanded, ring put on rope, onehanded knot made, ring vanished, posed as a problem \n karl fulves \n onehand figure 8 \n karl fulves
1998
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Watch The Watch

Related to

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 7)

178



xray mind \n different ropes on board with hooks, performer holds rope and duplicates magically the condition of the selected ropes via color change, appearing knots, and so on \n ronnie lee
2000
latter day secrets
Ronnie Lee

XRay Mind

2000

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 3)

52



mexican handcuffs \n rope around spectator's wrist tightens in unusual way \n dr. raymond l. beebe \n letters \n leonard hevia \n ron mccroby \n walter brusa \n genii
2000
latter day secrets
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe

Mexican Handcuffs

Related toAlso published here

2000

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 3)

73



the chinese purse \n chinese coin vanish and appears on rope between two knots \n aldo colombini
2000
standing room only
Aldo Colombini

The Chinese Purse

2000

Standing Room Only

2



the slip knot \n \n aldo colombini
2000
standing room only
Aldo Colombini

The Slip Knot

2000

Standing Room Only

3



restoration supreme \n cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration \n paul curry \n restoration supreme \n paul curry \n the sliding knot \n paul curry
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

Restoration Supreme

Inspired byAlso published here

2001

Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond

370



knotsotuff \n with two ropes \n john cornelius \n the sliding knot \n john cornelius
2001
the awardwinning magic of john cornelius
John Cornelius

KnotSoTuff

Also published here

2001

The AwardWinning Magic of John Cornelius

17



much ado about knotting, part i \n  the schneider technique
onehanded knot \n al schneider
2001
genii
Al Schneider

Much Ado About Knotting, Part I

Mar. 2001

Genii
(Vol. 64 No. 3)

45



much ado about knotting, part ii \n  the schneider technique
rope routine with knots that vanish, appear, come off \n al schneider
2001
genii
Al Schneider

Much Ado About Knotting, Part II

Apr. 2001

Genii
(Vol. 64 No. 4)

53



jumpyknot \n knot visibly jumps off rope \n alexander de cova
2002
homemade magic
Alexander de Cova

JumpyKnot

2002

Homemade Magic

7



latest rope effect: the sliding knot \n \n al baker
2003
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Latest Rope Effect: The Sliding Knot

2003

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Notebooks)

717



tying the knot \n rope knot changes into wedding ring \n ron avni
2003
genii
Ron Avni

Tying the Knot

Feb. 2003

Genii
(Vol. 66 No. 2)

65



ringworm \n knot on rope visually changes into a finger ring, coin purse (where ring was previously) shown to contain the knot \n richard sanders
2004
random acts of magic
Richard Sanders

Ringworm

2004

Random Acts of Magic

212



the impossible knot routine \n routine and presentation knot sequence
 g. w. hunter's puzzle knot
 the slowmotion knot
 the bradbury knot (reel) \n barrie richardson \n concepts & deceptions lecture notes, 1999
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

The Impossible Knot Routine

Also published here Concepts & Deceptions Lecture Notes, 1999

2005

Act Two

179



knotornot \n \n karl fulves \n "to tie a knot on the left wrist without letting the right hand approach it" (the magician's own book, 1857)
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Knotornot

Inspired by "To Tie a Knot on the Left Wrist Without Letting the Right Hand Approach it" (The Magician's Own Book, 1857)

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

84



circular \n routine with extra piece and solid ring
 part i: knot in loop (tabary)
 part ii: the knot vanishes
 part iii: loop to ring \n arthur trace
2006
genii
Arthur Trace

Circular

Apr. 2006

Genii
(Vol. 69 No. 4)

62



a rope tale \n several knots tied in rope vanish, then cut & restored \n j. w. sarles \n back story \n karl fulves
2007
prolix
J. W. Sarles

A Rope Tale

Related to

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

159



the knot of enchantment \n each end of a rope tied to each wrist, magician manages to tie a knot in the rope \n unknown \n "the knot of enchantment" (boy's world, 191516)
2007
the essential stewart james
Unknown

The Knot of Enchantment

Also published here "The Knot of Enchantment" (Boy's World, 191516)

2007

The Essential Stewart James

3



riddle rope \n knot appears or not
 the chefalo phase
 schmidt's fake chefalo \n martin gardner \n joseph k. schmidt \n las vegas knot \n martin gardner \n separating knots \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n martin gardner
2008
prolix
Martin Gardner, Joseph K. Schmidt

Riddle Rope

Related to

2008

Prolix
(Issue 4)

265



berghunter knot \n not letting go of the ends \n martin gardner \n sting theory \n karl fulves
2009
prolix
Martin Gardner

BergHunter Knot

Variations

2009

Prolix
(Issue 6)

396



sting theory \n not letting go of the ends \n karl fulves \n berghunter knot \n martin gardner
2009
prolix
Karl Fulves

Sting Theory

Inspired by

2009

Prolix
(Issue 6)

398



knot to be found \n not letting go of the ends \n j. w. sarles \n "berg hunter knot" (here's new magic, joe berg)
2009
prolix
J. W. Sarles

Knot To Be Found

Inspired by "Berg Hunter Knot" (Here's New Magic, Joe Berg)

2009

Prolix
(Issue 6)

400



sliding hunter knot \n without letting go of ends \n joseph k. schmidt
2010
prolix
Joseph K. Schmidt

Sliding Hunter Knot

2010

Prolix
(Issue 7)

450



unglue \n extra knot taken off rope \n joseph k. schmidt \n karl fulves
2010
prolix
Joseph K. Schmidt, Karl Fulves

Unglue

2010

Prolix
(Issue 7)

452



with one hand \n onehanded knot flourish \n al schneider
2011
al schneider magic
Al Schneider

With One Hand

2011

Al Schneider Magic

215



slip knot with finger ring \n \n unknown
2016
the performance pieces & divertissements of the famous handsome jack, etc.
Unknown

Slip Knot with Finger Ring

2016

The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc.

55



knot in rope bar stunt \n \n unknown
2016
hidden agenda
Unknown

Knot in Rope Bar Stunt

2016

Hidden Agenda
(Issue May 29)

153



the pajama cord trick \n rope cut into three pieces, lengths change and after ends are knotted it restores again
a. performance
b. props and setup
c. gene's script \n gene anderson
2016
gene anderson — the book
Gene Anderson

The Pajama Cord Trick

2016

Gene Anderson — The Book

76



tying the "pop" knot \n knot jumps from rope when pulled \n gene anderson
2016
gene anderson — the book
Gene Anderson

Tying the "Pop" Knot

2016

Gene Anderson — The Book

86



knot dr. seuss \n big knot is formed, falls of rope and performer is left with short piece of rope, pavel's krazy knot
a. background and credits
b. the poem
c. gene's script
d. materials and tools
f. seuss book \n gene anderson
2016
gene anderson — the book
Gene Anderson

Knot Dr. Seuss

2016

Gene Anderson — The Book

189



a technique wherein a rope is strung through both sleeves... \n "...the ends are double knotted, the knot is pulled around into the chest, after which the two ends are pulled and the knot is undone", square knot
 dan sherer (additional comments)
 max maven (additional comments) \n unknown \n hōkasen, 1764
2016
genii
Unknown

A Technique Wherein A Rope is Strung Through Both Sleeves...

Also published here

May 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 5)

83



technique wherein a rope is passed through the sleeves, the ends held by a spectator, and the rope knots itself in a square knot \n  dan sherer (additional comments) \n unknown \n hōkasen, 1764
2016
genii
Unknown

Technique Wherein A Rope Is Passed Through The Sleeves, The Ends Held By A Spectator, and The Rope Knots Itself in a Square Knot

Also published here

May 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 5)

83


