495 entries in Rope / Knot Effects
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Der Knoten im Taschentuch No. 6, putting a knot in a handkerchief without letting go of the ends (knotting the arms first)
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
1902 The Modern Conjurer 292
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 138
Tom Sellers The Triple Chefalo Knot dissolving loop knot
1935 Quick Tricks 7
Edward Bagshawe A Visitor from Down Under 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
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 74
Joseph H. Fries The Mystic Necktie
1937 The Jinx (Issue 33) 213
Tom Sellers The Jumping Ring knotted ring jumps to another knot
Related to 1939 Scots Magic 13
Edward Victor A Restored Tape and Ring Effect 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”
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part One 47
Lloyd W. Chambers Transribbo signed ribbon is cut in half and tied together, knot is cut off and ribbon is restored
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 26
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
Also published here 1941 Magical Ways and Means 74
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Puzzle Knot making a knot without letting go of ends, with ring on rope as addition
Related to 1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 17
The One Hand Knot
Also published here 1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 19
The Flip Knot knot appears in end of rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 20
The Lightning Knot
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 20
Two at a Time making a knot with each hand, with one rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 21
The Knot of Enchantment rope tied on wrists of performer, knot is made on middle of rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 21
Any Number of Knots appearance of multiple knots, with variations
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 23
Guarding the Line rope tied on wrists of two spectators, knots appear when light is turned out
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 24
Adolph Ferber Adolph Ferber's Spectre Tie knot appears on tube on rope, under handkerchief
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 25
The Vanishing Square Knot square knot to slip knot, two ropes
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 27
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Famous Vanishing Knot
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 27
Chefalo Chefalo's Vanishing Knot double knot vanish
Related to 1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 30
The Captive Knot knot in center of rope vanishes under handkerchief, knot on the ends of rope to make it more difficult
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 31
G. W. Hunter, Ralph W. Hull The Magic Shoe Laces Hull's presentation for the G. W. Hunter Knot
Related to 1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 31
John Braun John Braun Combination Knot double knot, mixture of shoe laces and Chefalo knot
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 34
Wholesale Knot Removal knots in two ropes are removed under handkerchief while ends are held, ropes are tied together with thread
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 35
Gone Again vanish of multiple knots in a rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 35
Visibly knot slides of rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 36
Charles T. Jordan C. T. Jordan's Mystifying Knot Trick ring knotted on cord, released under handkerchief
Also published here 1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 36
Jay-Bee's Undisturbed Knot handkerchief knotted on rope penetrates rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 63
Wholesale Ring Removal ring knotted on rope, penetrates rope
1941 ca. Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks 76
The Vanishing Ring on Tring knot-ring vanishes from rope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 144
Walter B. Gibson The Furloined Rope Trick removing knots from rope
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Keith Clark Rope Royale 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
1942 Rope Royale 4
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Three Knots in a Rope three knots appear, one disappears, one is untied, one is taken off
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 339
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Jumping Knot knot jumpes from one position on rope to another
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 342
Self-Untying Rope thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 349
The Phantom Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 353
Hindu Knots knots appear and disappear
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 355
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot disappearing knots
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
A Novel Knot Steal stealing a knotted on knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 362
Tom Fitzgerald "Take It Off" knot is slid on rope then taken off
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Slip Knot
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
An Easy False Knot
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 85
Dr. Zina Bennett Nifty Knots knots appear in rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 96
Vanishing Knot Flourishes five methods
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 99
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot knot without letting go of the ends
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 101
John Mulholland String for A Parcel magician displays two strings that are knotted together forming a loop, he cuts off one knot, other knot vanishes leaving full string, string stretches
1944 The Art of Illusion 72
Joseph H. Fries Physician's Rope three part rope routine
  • the mystic necktie
  • a sailor's rope
  • rope riting
1945 My Best 240
Joseph Keen Slip Knot knot slides on rope and is removed
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 350
Harvey P. Graham Snapping a Knot one-handed
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
J. B. Bobo Knots to You "J. S. Bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
Francis J. Rigney Knots on Two Ropes at Once one-handed knot with both hands
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
Laurie Ireland Tying and Untying Knots in a Cord without Letting Go of the Ends one and two knots
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 3
J. B. Bobo Throwing a Knot
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 120
J. B. Bobo Knots to You rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off
1947 Watch This One! 121
U. F. Grant Knots in Paper Sack spectators make many knots in rope, it is held in paper bag with top visible, knots vanish
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 9
Chinese "Chefalo" Knot using cloth tape
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 285
Tony Lopilato The Tony Lopilato Knot dissolving knot
Variations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 323
Charles Roltare The Double Knotter appearance of two knots
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 326
Jack Yeager The Appearing Knot
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 19
George Sands Sandsational Rope 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
VariationsAlso published here 1949 Sandsational Rope 3
Norman Houghton Laundry on the Line two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 37
Slydini Knots
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 778
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 203) 812
John A. M. Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 856
George "Cub" Bahr Rope Knots one handed and two handed knots
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 24
Ein alter Trick u. seine Fortsetzung knot is made over ring, ends held by spectator
Related to 1952 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 5) 50
Harold G. Beaumont The Sympathetic Ropes three tied ropes are put in one hat, three separate ropes in another, then the other set is knotted
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 80
Dr. William Weyeneth Der Wunderknoten im Seil! knot is made over ring, ends held by spectator, different method
Related to 1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 1) 168
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 106
Slydini Knots impossible knot
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 81
John A. M. Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 87
A False Knot Resulting in a Sliding Knot
1956 Rope Eternal 11
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 155
Jack Miller Sliding Knot
Also published here 1957 26 Originals 4
Slydini The Repeating Knot 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.
1960 The Magic of Slydini 153
Everett Lyda Knot Routine
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 41
Martin Gardner Knotty Problems
  • The Impossible Knot
  • Knot Box
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 368) 299
Nate Leipzig Double-Trible Knot two and knots are made at the same time
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 79
Dino Mazza The Silk on the Rope handkerchief appears knotted on rope
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 384) 363
Conrad Schmoranzer Der gordische Knoten magnetic ends
1964 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6) 96
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Daumenspitze various brief ideas using a thumb tip
  • Eine Zigarettenverwandlung
  • Inflation - Deflation
  • Der wasserdichte Geldschein
  • Verbrannter Geldschein
  • Der Geldschein als Likörglas
  • Geldscheintrick
  • Würfelzucker-Fabrikation
  • Tuchwanderung
  • Geld und Seidenband
  • Die Geldverlosung
  • Die verschwundene Karte
  • Die verschwundene Zigarette
  • Gelöste Knoten
  • Geldschein im Ei
1965 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1) 9
John Benzais The Secret of Gorius Gordius, knot vanishes and reappears while spectator hold both ends
1967 The Best of Benzais 99
Raymond Hafler Travelling Ring ring knotted on rope jumps to two other knots
Related to 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 44
Paul Maurer, Gerd Behrend Kleines Seilknoten Intermezzo knot around matchbox vanishes
Inspired by
  • Gerd Behrend in "Magisches Magazin" Nr. 4, January 1959.
1967 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 6) 92
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Nudo caprichoso knot travels on rope
1967 Toda la Magia Moderna en un Pañuelo 50
Arthur Setterington The Indian Rope Trick knot disappears twice in rope and appears again, story of the indian rope trick
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 7
Red & White Ropes two ropes are knotted to a loop and linked, they unlink behind back and knots vanish
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 22
The False Knot
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 22
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen A Remarkable Square Knot
  • The Application of the Two Knots
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 26
Bert Allerton Variation on the Hunter Knot variation on G. W. Hunter's Puzzle Knot, described by Martin Gardner
Related to 1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 68
Unique Rope Routine multi-phase rope routine, very similar to Sands Ropesational, "... a skillful combination of moves by several magical notables, among them Edward Victor, Henry Fetsch and Eddy Taytelbaum". rope cut several times using fingers, rope is restored, rope stretches and knots slide and jump from one end to the other
Related to 1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 82
Tying the Ends switching ends and tying knot, extra piece
Related to 1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 83
Jumping Knot
Related to 1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 90
Twist Knot with extra piece, false knot
Related to 1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 90
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Another Remarkable Knot
  • The False Knot
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 97
Eddie Taytelbaum Sliding & Vanishing Knot knot is moved from middle of rope to both ends, using false G.W. Hunter Puzzle Knot
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 103
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Fly-Away Knot
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 112
E. Leslie May En Rapport two ropes, sympathetic knots, knots are tied in one rope and then knots are found in second rope
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 118
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 120
Knot Flourish classic
1968 Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick! 124
One Hand and One Knot brief
Also published here 1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 25
C. D. Oeloff Cordini's Double Knot two knots at once
Also published here 1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 25
Jack Ketch Jack Ketch's Nonsense Knot bar bet or gag, knot shall appear on rope without letting go of ends, writing knot on rope
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 27
Satan's "Quicker Than U Think" quick flourish knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 30
Tan Hock Chuan Tan Hock Chuan's Appearing Knot flourish knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 30
Joseph H. Fries The Fastest Knot on Record
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 33
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Magic Knot scissors on rope, ends held by spectators and performer is able to make a knot around scissors under handkerchief
Also published here
  • in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 34
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Chefalo Release double knot vanish, freeing scissors
Related toAlso published here
  • in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 34
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Impossible Knot rope pulled through hole of newspaper, knot appears
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 36
Edward Loyd Enochs Sander's Phantom Knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 39
Joseph H. Fries The Illusive Knot
Also published here
  • in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 40
Keith Lingley Lingley's Swing-A-Way Knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 41
Gerry Loe Loe's Chafalo Developments as Gerald Loe, ideas with the Chefalo knot
Related toAlso published here
  • Linking Ring
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 43
Gerry Loe, G. W. Hunter Loe's "Shoelace" Variations as Gerald Loe, ideas with Hunter's Shoe Laces Knot
Related toAlso published here
  • Linking Ring
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 45
The Repeat Knots knot slides on rope and is removed, repeated, à la slippery knots routine by Joe Ovette
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 48
Joseph Keen Joseph Keen's Slip Knot knot slides on rope and is removed
Also published here 1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 50
Tom Fitzgerald Take It Off knot slides on rope and is removed
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 53
Enrique Solonas The African Knot knot becomes smaller and disappears, rubber band method
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 54
Gene "Phantini" Grant Phantini Vanishing Knot knot becomes smaller and disappears, thread method
Also published here
  • in Linking Ring
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 58
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Cut and Restored Rope Knot after rope has been cut, tying the knot in a normal way
Also published here 1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 58
Keith Lingley Lingley's Omega Square Knot after rope has been cut, tying the ends in a square knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 62
Keith Lingley Lingley's Alpha Square Knot ends of rope knotted together before cut and restored routine
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 63
Charles Harrison Charles Harrison's Perfect False Knot after rope has been cut, tying the knot in a normal way which can be cut again
Also published here
  • in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 65
Johnny Penrose Steal of the Red Knot center of rope is dyed red, knot formed and removed, silk tube
Also published here
  • Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 68
Douglas Hood The Climbing Knot knot moves up by itself, during cut and restored routine, thread
Also published here
  • Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 71
W. Hutton Scobie The Scobie Knot
Also published here
  • Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 73
Syd the Sorcerer Knottery rope with three knots placed in a change bag, rope travels to Jap Handkerchief Box and only knots remain in bag
Also published here
  • Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 75
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope
Also published here 1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 78
Scurti The Magician Scurti's Jumping Knot
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 79
U. F. Grant U. F. Grant's Spirit Knots rope placed inside bag, knot appears on rope
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 81
Eddie Joseph Hindu Ring Mystery shoe lace knot and ring
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 133
John Giordmaine John Giordmaine's Comedy Rope Trick knot removed from rope, then rope is cut and ends put in two different trousers pockets, rope is restored
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 214
John Stanley Thornton John Thornton's Shaggy Dog Panama rope cut in four pieces, three knots pop off
1968 Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II 235
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
  • cut & restored
  • Disappearing Knot
  • Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 353
Horace E. Bennett Flying Knot knot jumps off the rope into air
Related to Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 363
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot
Variations Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Peter Wilker Eine Knotenwanderung traveling knot
1970 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 1) 17
Pavel The Knot Off the Rope knot is shot off with a gun
1970 ca. Successful Magic 13
Pavel Newspaper Knotting II newspaper cone, rope and knot thrown into it, knot found on rope, repeated with different colored knot
1970 ca. Successful Magic 15
Pavel Encore the Silk in the Knot handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck
1970 ca. Successful Magic 21
Karl Fulves The Left-Handed Knot 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
Related to May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 421
Dick Jarrow Knot-So as Richard Jarrow, knot around tube dissolves
Variations 1971 Magick (Issue 16) 78
Sid Lorraine The Tubey Knot different knot, with tube
Inspired by 1971 Magick (Issue 22) 109
Pavel Zweifarbige Schnüre
  • Effekt 1 (rope that is half white and half red, two knots tied in either section, the knots transpose and transpose back, knots untied)
  • Effekt 2 (two ropes that are half white and half red are tied red on white, suddenly they are tied red on red)
Also published here 1971 15 Mikrotricks 8
Harlan Tarbell Sympathetic Ropes two ropes in bowls, knots travel
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 150
Harlan Tarbell Zip-Over Rope Mystery knotted and unknotted piece of rope change place
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 153
Mike Tannen Sliding & Vanishing Knot
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 381
Arthur Setterington Chinese Rope Routine 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
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 31
Flip Hallema Knot Able knot routine, different false and flourish knots
1972 Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 5
Robert E. Neale New Hunter Knot never-letting-go-knot, string
Also published here Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 597
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole
Inspired by
  • "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
Also published here
May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 619
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch No More Tangles Chefalo knot variation, presentation of knot vanish
1973 Magick (Issue 83) 412
Karl Fulves Knot Possible knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phases
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 746
Conrad C. Bush Complete Circle three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one rope
Related to Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 784
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Beachtliche Möglichkeiten mit einem Gewöhnlichen Knoten false knot
  • Der Falsche Knoten
Also published here
  • The Gen
Jan. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 52
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Knoten in Hülle und Fülle knot routine with two different-colored ropes
Also published here
  • The Gen
Jan. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 54
Slydini On The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 867
Stewart Judah Judah's Version of Hunter's Bow Knot with a ring
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 28
Phil Willmarth Hunter Knot Spin Off with Hunter's Bow Knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 29
Milbourne Christopher Chefalo Knot Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 31
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 Hallema Flip's Knot Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 35
Flip Hallema Flip's Ring in Knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 36
Phil Willmarth The Impossible Knot and Ring without letting go of ends
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 38
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 39
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it On
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 41
Dick Jarrow, Phil Willmarth The "Scissors" Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 42
Dick Jarrow Single Ring Double-Knotted
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 45
Phil Willmarth, Verne Chesbro Thru-The-Hole On ring is pulled in open knot
Related to
  • J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 47
Dick Jarrow Satin's Knot and Ring Thru ring is pulled in open knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 49
Peter Warlock Android Two On
Related to
  • Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 50
Peter Warlock Android On
Also published here
  • Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 51
Dick Jarrow, Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth Deejay Knot On including the variations Backward Deejay, Forward Deejay and the Swinging Deejay
Related to 1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 54
Dick Jarrow Deejay Rope / Silk Pull Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 58
David Berglas Knot Magic on knot effects
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 23
David Berglas Knot-Knot an instant double-knot
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 24
David Berglas Knot Now instant knot, one-handed
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 27
David Berglas Assorted Knots Monkey Knots
  • Triple Knot
  • Up-Knot Down-Knot
  • No Knot
  • Knot Over Monkey Puzzle
  • Instant Noose
  • Noose with One Knot
  • Noose with Knot-Knot
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 29
Jerry Mentzer Improved Kavorting Kords knot in red rope and knot in white rope transpose and back, then knots are slid off and vanish
1976 Second Lecture 6
The Appearing Knot flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1976 The Big Book of Magic 135
The Fake Appearing Knot
1976 The Big Book of Magic 136
The Impossible Appearing Knot without letting go of the ends
1976 The Big Book of Magic 138
Spirit Knots multiple knots appear on rope, in bag
1976 The Big Book of Magic 142
George Sands Sands Improved Ropesational rope cut several times using fingers, rope is restored, ends change places with middle, rope stretches and knots slide and jump from one end to the other, several knots appear at once
Related toAlso published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 12
George Sands Sliding Knot Tie switching ends and tying knot, extra piece
  • Deceiving Rotation
Related toAlso published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 18
George Sands Twist Knot with extra piece, false knot and fusing two ropes together
  • Figure Eight Restoration
  • "Sam Schwartz's Delivery"
  • Sleight of Foot Restoration
Related toAlso published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 22
George Sands Sliding Knot Tie with extra piece
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 31
George Sands Slip Knot with extra piece
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 32
George Sands Jumping Knot using extra piece
  • Jumping Knot - Set Up
  • Jumping Knot
Related toAlso published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 36
George Sands Sliding Knot
  • Sliding Knot - Set Up
  • Sliding Knot - Illusion
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 37
George Sands Vanishing Knot Addition
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 40
George Sands Jumping Knot - Addition
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 41
George Sands Mountain Climbing Knot
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 41
George Sands Dissolving Knot
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 41
Nick van Setten Nick van Setten's Knot Production apparently throwing knot on rope
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 42
Slydini Slydini Untying Knot
1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 43
George Sands Life Saving Knots appearance of several knots on rope
Also published here 1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 44
Karl Fulves Not a Knot simple false knot
1977 The Magic Book 49
Karl Fulves, Joseph H. Fries, Elmer Applegit Subtract a Knot knot vanishes from rope
1977 The Magic Book 50
G. W. Hunter Hunter's Impossible Knot without letting go of the ends
1977 The Magic Book 50
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher Knot Possible three phases, knot routine with loop of ring, knot comes off at the end
1977 The Magic Book 114
Slydini The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 117
Tan Hock Chuan A Very Tight Knot How to untie a knot in a human hair, bar bet
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 18
Tan Hock Chuan Chuan's Multiple Melting Knots
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 24
Tan Hock Chuan Chuan's Appearing Knot
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 26
Pavel 8. Nudos de Cuerda
  • Effekt 1 (rope that is half white and half red, two knots tied in either section, the knots transpose and transpose back, knots untied)
  • Effekt 2 (two ropes that are half white and half red are tied red on white, suddenly they are tied red on red)
Also published here 1977 Magicolor 106
José de la Torre New Professor's Nightmare
  • Cutting the Rope
  • The False Count
  • The Illusion of the Short, Middle and Long Ropes
  • The Triple "A" Illusion (All Alike Again)
  • The Paramount Long Rope Illusion
  • Knots to You! (The Sliding Knot)
  • Optional Climax (knot shot and it slides down rope)
  • Patter
  • A Few Comments
1977 Magicana of Havana in New York 59
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration
Also published here 1978 The Sliding Knot and Restoration Supreme 5
Horace E. Bennett The Amazing, Jumping, Flying, Sliding Knot knot jumps, slides and is picked off, then cut and restored rope
Inspired by
  • George Sands' "Ropesation"
Related to
1978 On Your Feet 17
Steve Beam The Ringer ring is caught in knot, one handed
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 1
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot idea of doing it with different colored silks on page 192, another handling by Michael Sondermeyer on page 444
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 1) 149
Slydini Slydini's Rope Knots knot appears at end of rope multiple times
Variations 1979 The Magical World of Slydini 22
Herb Zarrow Pendulum Knot knot shaken into rope with one hand
1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 1
Slydini One-Hand Knot
1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 13
Karl Fulves Contest Rope (extra sheet)
two ropes tied together on both ends, contest with spectator who unties quicker, performer's knot vanishes, making one rope
Inspired by 1979 The Chronicles (Issue ) 2
Karl Fulves The Sliding Knot credit information
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 32) 126
Karl Fulves Knot A Knot spectator makes number of knots and lays rope onto shoulder of performer, number of knots divined
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Karrell Fox Much Ado About Knotting borrowed watch tossed into knot
1979 Another Book 255
Bill Wisch No Nonsense Knot method for setting up a slip knot
1979 Wisches 5
Blair Bowling Sliding Knot, Plus magnet gaffed version
Inspired by Jan. 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 1) 294
David Lederman No Knot dissolving knot
Aug. 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 8) 376
Sixten Beme Crazy Rope sliding knot, then ropes restore to one
May 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 5) 483
Warren Stephens Warren Stephens' Helicopter Knot knot wobbles down on rope into hand
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 18
Jim Ryan Bow Tie Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 19
G. W. Hunter Shoelace Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 22
Peter Marshall Grab A Bight dissolving knot
Feb. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 2) 594
John Mueller Double Girth False Knot
June 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 6) 645
Jack Mitzman "I Believe" dissolving knot around rolled piece of paper
Oct. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 10) 689
Ron Fredrick The Babushka Routine five phase routine with dissolving knots and a large handkerchief, final one is through neck
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 7
Lyle Laughlin The Cantu Knot dissolving knot
1982 Carlyle's 3-To-1 Rope 14
Tom Craven What? A Knot? convincing false knot with gimmicked rope
Apr. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 4) 763
Steve Beam Biographical Rope humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter, see also p. 543 and p. 860
Also published here 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 27
Kevin Justice No Tie Knot false knot
Also published here 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 30
Gary Ouellet The Blowaway Knot false knot with string
1983 The Homing Ring 5
John Brown Slydinknot slip knot
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 600
Stephen Tucker Christmas Cord Knot Again
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 615
Pavel Hopper Knoten four different colored ropes, knot from rope jumps on others and is opened on last rope
Related to
  • Pavel's Fantastic Knot
1983 Neue Magische Ideen 2
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe Mexikanische Handschellen rope around spectator's wrist tightens in unusual way
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1980
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 134
Tony Lopilato "Pinch" Knot
Aug. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 8) 956
R. C. Buff Hitch A Spectator several knots quickly united behind back
Related to 1984 Magic from the Parade #1 8
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in rope
Also published here 1984 Magic from the Parade #1 13
Phil Willmarth New One Hand Knot - With Ring
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 14
Jan Torell Das Knotenseil knot in rope visibly vanishes, metal hook
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 21
Dick Koornwinder Naughty Knot knots appear and jump, fake knots, knot at elastic
1984 Diverting Kreations 11
Slydini Slydini und der Spielerknoten performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 128
Robert E. Neale Der neue "Hunter-Knoten" never-letting-go-knot, string
Also published here Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 131
Das Knotenschiessen William Tell Knot
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 5
Knotenwerfen flourish knot
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 7
Manfred Cattarius Mein "Schiebe"-Knoten
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 9
Knotenseil appearance of multiple knots
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 10
Blitzknoten appearance of three knots at once
Also published here 1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 13
Manfred Cattarius II. Auflösen von Knoten several ways to make a real knot dissolve
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 15
Scheinknoten
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 19
Manfred Cattarius 1. Knotenroutine three knots appear in rope, knots are removed and appear again
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 20
Manfred Cattarius 2. Knotenroutine knot jumps from one end of rope to other
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 28
Manfred Cattarius Tuch auf dem Seil handkerchief appears knotted on rope, one-handed and two-handed method
1984 Exzellente Seilroutinen 31
Ray Hyman The Zoellner Phenomenon knot appears in cord while ends are held together
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 92
Danny Korem Figure-Eight for Connoisseurs flourish knot without letting go of the ends
1985 Korem without Limits 107
Danny Korem Pluck Knot knot plucked off rope
1985 Korem without Limits 110
Michael Weber The Backwards Rope Trick cut and restored rope, done in reverse, knot is attached onto rope, rope is shown to be in two pieces, then scissors used to restore the rope
Also published here 1985 Seminarheft 21
Tony Lopilato Ghost Knots forming false knot with one hand
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1193
Tommy Wonder The Dissolving Knot wire gimmick
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Jack Miller Sliding Slip Knot
Also published here 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 2
Karl Fulves Harness Hitch comment on a supposed slip knot
Related to
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 9
Arthur Carlsen An elusive knot disappearing knot
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 13
Milbourne Christopher Vanishing Square Knot
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 14
Karl Fulves Little One unequal ropes, knotted, knot slides to other end and back, one rope shrinks in process, performed at table
Inspired byRelated to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 15
Karl Fulves Sliding Reference credit information on sliding knot
Related to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 25
Karl Fulves Ricochet Knot rope knotted into loop, held between hands, knot jumps from lower strand to upper strand and then off
Inspired by 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 28
Karl Fulves Rope Notes notes on rope effects, rope knot prediction in fortune cookies
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 29
Martin Gardner, Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Knot dissolving knots routine
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher's Square Knot (Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1958)
Related to
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 30
Knot Conversion "to change a reef or square knot into two overhand knots, and to change these back again"
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 35
Karl Fulves Here Spot lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Related toAlso published here 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 37
Ronald J. Dayton Ring of Beauty effect by Karl Fulves, rope ring slid on rope, rope pulled, rope ring becomes smaller and then jumps off rope
Related to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 43
Martin Gardner Las Vegas Knot knot appears or not
Related toAlso published here
  • Scientific American, September 1983
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 58
Karl Fulves Loophole betting game, loop in rope, becomes knot or not
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 59
Karl Fulves Gremlin Tube rope around cardboard tube, knot tied outside vanishes and appears inside tube
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 62
Karl Fulves Telepathic Tube rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 65
Karl Fulves Wrap Around rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 68
Desintegration knot pulled off rope, spectator cannot duplicate it
May 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 2) 89
Pat Conway The Appearing Knots knots appear when rope is passed through hand, they are then untied
1987 The Pat Way to Con 76
Pat Conway At the Drop of a Knot knot in rope vanishes and appears in different part of the rope
1987 The Pat Way to Con 100
Pat Conway D.I.Y. Sliding Knot
1987 The Pat Way to Con 104
Pat Conway The Invisible Sliding Knot gag, knot is tied into invisible rope via miming, knot is taken off and becomes real
1987 The Pat Way to Con 114
Pat Conway Rope Interlude sliding knot effect, knot slid off
1987 The Pat Way to Con 116
Michael Weber Rope and Restored Cut cut and restored rope, done in reverse, knot is attached onto rope, rope is shown to be in two pieces, then scissors used to restore the rope
Also published here 1987 高若 2
Joseph K. Schmidt General Comments on the Square Knot and the Granny Knot no title
1987 Knot On The Square 1
R. C. Buff Square Knot to Two Single Knots - Then Back to Square Knot story trick, two knots on rope and ends held together with peg, positions of knots change
1987 Knot On The Square 2
R. C. Buff The "Reno Knot" quickly open a Square knot or a Reno knot
1987 Knot On The Square 5
R. C. Buff A Real Square from Delaware! quickly opening a Square knot
1987 Knot On The Square 6
R. C. Buff, Joseph K. Schmidt The Thief Knot unconventional way to form a Square knot, "Bread-Bag Knot"
1987 Knot On The Square 7
Ronald J. Dayton Ashley's "What Knot" unconventional way to form a Granny knot
1987 Knot On The Square 8
R. C. Buff Half Hitched Square knot is changed into other knot and back
1987 Knot On The Square 9
Chefalo The Chefalo Vanishing Knot
1987 Knot On The Square 10
R. C. Buff Chefalo Knot to Loop of Rope
1987 Knot On The Square 11
R. C. Buff Under the Handkerchief Chefalo knot dissolves under cover of handkerchief
1987 Knot On The Square 12
R. C. Buff Instant Tying and Vanishing using two-handed rapid knots to go into position for Chefalo knot
1987 Knot On The Square 12
R. C. Buff The One-Armed Sailor one-handed Square knot, with two ropes
1987 Knot On The Square 13
R. C. Buff The Snob odd way to tie Square knot using two ropes
1987 Knot On The Square 14
R. C. Buff Two Loops Square knot in center of two ropes, ends are knotted and ropes pulled apart to end with two loops
1987 Knot On The Square 15
R. C. Buff Dissolving a Genuine Square Knot While Ends are Held by Spectators using the Delben Rope Gimmick, behind handkerchief
1987 Knot On The Square 18
R. C. Buff The Rope with Two Centers - No Ends rope is knotted then ends are fused together, snap fasteners
1987 Knot On The Square 18
Alvin Gentil The Dizzy Rope rope dyed half red and half greed, knot from red part slides down on green part
Related to 1987 The Best of Buff 1
Jack Miller The "Jack Miller Knot" Pretzel knot handling
1987 The Best of Buff 3
R. C. Buff On the Knee Pretzel knot handling
1987 The Best of Buff 5
R. C. Buff, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen A Lady's Influence two different colored ropes are knotted together and knot dissolves
1987 The Best of Buff 9
Joseph K. Schmidt Slip Knot method to tie slip knot into two ropes
1987 The Best of Buff 11
Joseph K. Schmidt Male and Female Rope handling to male false and real knot
1987 The Best of Buff 15
Joseph K. Schmidt Triplets three knots at once
1987 The Best of Buff 18
Conrad C. Bush It was Just an Optical Illusion three knots on rope are placed on hand and vanish
1987 The Best of Buff 19
Joseph K. Schmidt A Sliding Knot Sequence moving knot after Hunter's Puzzle knot
1987 The Best of Buff 20
Karl Fulves Rope Work knot effects
  • Overtime Ending
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1401
Bill Wisch Secret Knot knot secretly tied when rope is given from one hand to the other
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1414
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot with two ropes
Also published here 1988 Creative Secrets No. 1 20
Francis Martineau The Smoke and Forget Me Knot false knot with rope
1989 The Knot Collector 4
Phil Willmarth The Portable Knot (Two-Handed Tony Lopilato Knot) complicated dissolving knot bundle
Inspired byRelated to 1989 The Knot Collector 6
Wilfred Sellten Satin's Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 8
The Harpoon Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 10
Phil Willmarth The Fisherman's Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 12
The William Tell Knot flourish knot
Related to 1989 The Knot Collector 14
Phil Willmarth The Robin Hood Knot flourish knot, follow up for Robin Hood Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 16
G. W. Hunter The Bow or Shoelace Knot false knot
1989 The Knot Collector 18
J. B. Bobo, Phil Willmarth The Strike Knot (Throwing a Knot) flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1989 The Knot Collector 21
The One Hand Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in rope
Also published here 1989 The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The High Diver flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 24
Phil Willmarth The Cowboy Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 25
The Peddler's or Traveling Knot knot is moved on rope
1989 The Knot Collector 26
Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth The Model T Ford Knot flourish one-handed
1989 The Knot Collector 29
Phil Willmarth The Airplane Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 31
Pavel The High Flying Knot rope tossed in the air, flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 33
Phil Willmarth The Willmarth Snap Knot (Throwing a Loop) one-handed flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 34
Herb Zarrow The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot flourish knot
Also published here
  • Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "Close-Up Folio" No.12 /1979
1989 The Knot Collector 36
John Brown Slydini-Knoten slip knot
Also published here Oct. 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1) 30
Al Forsythe The Scissor Knot knot puzzle
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 33) 593
Karl Fulves The Overhand Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 4
The Basic Overhand Knot No. 1, no effect
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 4
Slide Off No. 2, knot vanishes
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 5
Betcha Knot No. 3, spectator cannot tie a knot the same way the magician can
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 6
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher Triple Knots No. 4, three knots appear in rope
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 8
Dissolving Double Knot No. 5, two ropes tied together, spectator pulls tight, yet ropes are separated by performer
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 9
The Captive Knot No. 6, knot tied in rope, then ends tied together, performer can still untie first knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 10
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot No. 7, slip knot transformed into overhand knot, then rope becomes linked to performer's jacket buttonhole
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 13
Karl Fulves The Slip Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 17
Quick Slip Knot No. 8
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 17
Slippery Knot No. 9, slip knot transformed into overhand knot while spectator holds ends
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 18
Name a Number No. 11, rope coiled in hand, spectator names small number, that number of knots appear in rope
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 22
Convertible Knot No. 12, slip knot that can convert into overhand knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 24
Jack Miller Miller's Sliding Knots No. 14, knot slides from one end to the other
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 28
Karl Fulves The Square Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 34
Basic Square Knot No. 15
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 34
The Granny Knot No. 16
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 36
Half a Square No. 18, knot appears in rope under impossible conditions with the ends tied
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 38
Milbourne Christopher Square-Knot Paradox No. 21, square knot dissolves when pulled, repeated
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 44
Karl Fulves Special Effects chapter intro, knot effect
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 47
Pop-Off Knot No. 22, knot flies off rope when pulled
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 47
The Fake Knot No. 23, knot slid off rope, shown and pocketed
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 48
Sliding Knot No. 24, two ropes knotted, knot slides to one side, ropes unknotted and now of different length
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 50
Karl Fulves Here, Spot! No. 25, lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 51
Karl Fulves Flourish Knots chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 54
Throw Knot No. 26
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 54
One-Hand Knot No. 27
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 55
Karl Fulves Self-Taught Ropes No. 28, two ropes put over shoulders of spectator, a knot appears behind his back on each rope, secret one-handed knotting
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 56
Karl Fulves One-Hand Figure 8 No. 29, different one-handed knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 57
Fake Unknot No. 30, knot apparently untied, but still there
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 58
C. D. Oeloff The Double Knot No. 31, two knots appear in rope
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 60
Dr. Zina Bennett, Senor Charles Mardo, Stewart Judah, John Braun Double-Ring Ceremony No. 32, two borrowed finger-rings put on rope, a knot appears around each
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 61
Karl Fulves Dissolving Knots chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 65
Not Knot No. 33, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 65
Dissolve No. 34, dissolving knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 66
Pull-Away Knot No. 35
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 68
Posi-Negative Knots No. 36, two knots made, rope shaken, both vanish
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 69
Pretzel Knot No. 37, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 70
Milbourne Christopher, Dr. Zina Bennett, Karl Fulves Triplicity No. 38, routine, three knots appear, one vanishes, one is untied and one is pulled off
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 72
Roger Penrose The Penrose Knot No. 39, several knots in rope, spectator choses one, rope is pulled and all vanish except chosen one
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 75
Dr. Weiner, Karl Fulves Knot at All No. 45, knot tied in rope, spectator cuts knot off, restoration, knot reappears
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 89
Karl Fulves The Hunter Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 99
G. W. Hunter A Possible Impossibility No. 47, knot without letting go of the ends
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 99
Fooling the Expert No. 48, giving the ends to spectator in the middle of Hunter knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 101
Robert E. Neale Neale's Knot No. 49, Hunter knot variation
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 102
Double Cross No. 50, Hunter knot variation in which ends are secretly switched
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 103
Hunter Killer No. 51, knot without letting go of ends, preparation
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 105
Karl Fulves Spirit Knots No. 55, rope and ring put in paper bag, three knots appear in rope and ring is tied in chosen knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 114
Robert E. Neale The Hanging No. 57, one spectator is murderer, chosen with cards, noose tied from rope, it tightens only at guilty spectator
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 120
Fourth-Dimension Knot No. 63, rope tied between both wrists of performer, he makes a knot when out of sight
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 132
Stephen Tucker The Knot Key Sliding Knot
Variations Apr. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 4) 1918
Stephen Tucker Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Sep. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 9) 1975
Aldo Colombini Hit false knot handling
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 4
Aldo Colombini Slip knot sliding along rope and finally jumps off the rope
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 6
Patrick Page Der verschwindende Knoten vanishing knot
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 98
Patrick Page Das Knotenunfähige Seil vanishing knot as it is pulled tight, thread
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 104
T. Page Wright Appearing Knots
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 329
Doug Edwards No Knot now based on the Girth Knot
Jan. 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 1) 2026
Aldo Colombini Sliding Color-Changing Knot
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2139
John Rubino Three Knots
Aug. 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2247
Harlan Tarbell How to Tie a Square Knot