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

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

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
Joseph H. Fries

The Mystic Necktie

1937

The Jinx
(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



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



a rope interlude \n thread, unknotting rope \n al baker \n a rope interlude \n al baker
1941
magical ways and means
Al Baker

A Rope Interlude

Also published here

1941

Magical Ways and Means

74



g. w. hunter's puzzle knot \n making a knot without letting go of ends, with ring on rope as addition \n g. w. hunter \n variation on the hunter knot \n bert allerton
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
G. W. Hunter

G. W. Hunter's Puzzle Knot

Related to

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

17



the one hand knot \n \n unknown \n one hand and one knot \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The One Hand Knot

Also published here

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

19



the flip knot \n knot appears in end of rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The Flip Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

20



the lightning knot \n \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The Lightning Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

20



two at a time \n making a knot with each hand, with one rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Two at a Time

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

21



the knot of enchantment \n rope tied on wrists of performer, knot is made on middle of rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The Knot of Enchantment

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

21



any number of knots \n appearance of multiple knots, with variations \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Any Number of Knots

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

23



guarding the line \n rope tied on wrists of two spectators, knots appear when light is turned out \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Guarding the Line

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

24



adolph ferber's spectre tie \n knot appears on tube on rope, under handkerchief \n adolph ferber
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
Adolph Ferber

Adolph Ferber's Spectre Tie

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

25



the vanishing square knot \n square knot to slip knot, two ropes \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The Vanishing Square Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

27



ralph hull's famous vanishing knot \n \n ralph w. hull
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
Ralph W. Hull

Ralph Hull's Famous Vanishing Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

27



chefalo's vanishing knot \n double knot vanish \n chefalo \n martin gardner's chefalo release \n martin gardner \n loe's chafalo developments \n gerry loe
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
Chefalo

Chefalo's Vanishing Knot

Related to

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

30



the captive knot \n knot in center of rope vanishes under handkerchief, knot on the ends of rope to make it more difficult \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

The Captive Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

31



the magic shoe laces \n hull's presentation for the g. w. hunter knot \n g. w. hunter \n ralph w. hull \n loe's "shoelace" variations \n gerry loe \n g. w. hunter
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
G. W. Hunter, Ralph W. Hull

The Magic Shoe Laces

Related to

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

31



john braun combination knot \n double knot, mixture of shoe laces and chefalo knot \n john braun
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
John Braun

John Braun Combination Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

34



wholesale knot removal \n knots in two ropes are removed under handkerchief while ends are held, ropes are tied together with thread \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Wholesale Knot Removal

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

35



gone again \n vanish of multiple knots in a rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Gone Again

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

35



visibly \n knot slides of rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Visibly

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

36



c. t. jordan's mystifying knot trick \n ring knotted on cord, released under handkerchief \n charles t. jordan \n the acme ring release \n charles t. jordan
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks
Charles T. Jordan

C. T. Jordan's Mystifying Knot Trick

Also published here

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

36



jaybee's undisturbed knot \n handkerchief knotted on rope penetrates rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

JayBee's Undisturbed Knot

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

63



wholesale ring removal \n ring knotted on rope, penetrates rope \n unknown
1941 ca.
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks

Wholesale Ring Removal

1941 ca.

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

76



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

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

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

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

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

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

Slip Knot

1943

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 49)

202



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

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

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 knot slides on rope and is removed \n joseph keen \n joseph keen's slip knot \n joseph keen
1945
the phoenix 51100
Joseph Keen

Slip Knot

Also published here

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 86)

350



snapping a knot \n onehanded \n harvey p. graham
1945
hugard's magic monthly
Harvey P. Graham

Snapping a Knot

Sep. 1945

Hugard's Magic Monthly
(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
Francis J. Rigney

Knots on Two Ropes at Once

Feb. 1946

Hugard's Magic Monthly
(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

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 \n sandsational rope \n george sands \n alan sands
1949
sandsational rope
George Sands

Sandsational Rope

VariationsAlso published here

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 \n hamilton's idea \n john hamilton
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
John Hamilton

Hamilton's Idea

Also published here

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

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



a false knot resulting in a sliding knot \n \n unknown
1956
rope eternal

A False Knot Resulting in a Sliding Knot

1956

Rope Eternal

11



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 miller's sliding knots \n jack miller \n sliding slip knot \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



der gordische knoten \n magnetic ends \n conrad schmoranzer
1964
hokus pokus
Conrad Schmoranzer

Der gordische Knoten

1964

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 25 No. 6)

96



daumenspitze \n various brief ideas using a thumb tip
 eine zigarettenverwandlung
 inflation  deflation
 der wasserdichte geldschein
 verbrannter geldschein
 der geldschein als likörglas
 geldscheintrick
 würfelzuckerfabrikation
 tuchwanderung
 geld und seidenband
 die geldverlosung
 die verschwundene karte
 die verschwundene zigarette
 gelöste knoten
 geldschein im ei \n oscar "oscarelli" rey
1965
hokus pokus
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey

Daumenspitze

1965

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 26 No. 1)

9



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



kleines seilknoten intermezzo \n knot around matchbox vanishes \n paul maurer \n gerd behrend \n gerd behrend in "magisches magazin" nr. 4, january 1959.
1967
hokus pokus
Paul Maurer, Gerd Behrend

Kleines Seilknoten Intermezzo

Inspired by Gerd Behrend in "Magisches Magazin" Nr. 4, January 1959.

1967

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 28 No. 6)

92



nudo caprichoso \n knot travels on rope \n ernesto "ernest" pracchia
1967
toda la magia moderna en un pañuelo
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia

Nudo caprichoso

1967

Toda la Magia Moderna en un Pañuelo

50



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



red & white ropes \n two ropes are knotted to a loop and linked, they unlink behind back and knots vanish \n unknown
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Red & White Ropes

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

22



the false knot \n \n unknown
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

The False Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

22



a remarkable square knot \n  the application of the two knots \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

A Remarkable Square Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

26



variation on the hunter knot \n variation on g. w. hunter's puzzle knot, described by martin gardner \n bert allerton \n g. w. hunter's puzzle knot \n g. w. hunter
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
Bert Allerton

Variation on the Hunter Knot

Related to

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

68



unique rope routine \n multiphase 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 \n unknown \n sands improved ropesational \n george sands
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Unique Rope Routine

Related to

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

82



tying the ends \n switching ends and tying knot, extra piece \n unknown \n sliding knot tie \n george sands
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Tying the Ends

Related to

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

83



jumping knot \n \n unknown \n jumping knot \n george sands
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Jumping Knot

Related to

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

90



twist knot \n with extra piece, false knot \n unknown \n twist knot \n george sands
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Twist Knot

Related to

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

90



another remarkable knot \n  the false knot \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

Another Remarkable Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

97



sliding & vanishing knot \n knot is moved from middle of rope to both ends, using false g.w. hunter puzzle knot \n eddie taytelbaum
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
Eddie Taytelbaum

Sliding & Vanishing Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

103



flyaway knot \n \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

FlyAway Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

112



en rapport \n two ropes, sympathetic knots, knots are tied in one rope and then knots are found in second rope \n e. leslie may
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
E. Leslie May

En Rapport

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

118



chefalo's knot \n \n chefalo
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!
Chefalo

Chefalo's Knot

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

120



knot flourish \n classic \n unknown
1968
give a magician enough rope... and he'll do a trick!

Knot Flourish

1968

Give a Magician Enough Rope... and he'll do a trick!

124



one hand and one knot \n brief \n unknown \n the one hand knot \n unknown
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii

One Hand and One Knot

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

25



cordini's double knot \n two knots at once \n c. d. oeloff \n the double knot \n c. d. oeloff
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
C. D. Oeloff

Cordini's Double Knot

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

25



jack ketch's nonsense knot \n bar bet or gag, knot shall appear on rope without letting go of ends, writing knot on rope \n jack ketch
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Jack Ketch

Jack Ketch's Nonsense Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

27



satan's "quicker than u think" \n quick flourish knot \n unknown
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii

Satan's "Quicker Than U Think"

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

30



tan hock chuan's appearing knot \n flourish knot \n tan hock chuan
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Tan Hock Chuan

Tan Hock Chuan's Appearing Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

30



the fastest knot on record \n \n joseph h. fries
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Joseph H. Fries

The Fastest Knot on Record

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

33



martin gardner's magic knot \n scissors on rope, ends held by spectators and performer is able to make a knot around scissors under handkerchief \n martin gardner \n in "hugard's magic monthly*
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner's Magic Knot

Also published here in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

34



martin gardner's chefalo release \n double knot vanish, freeing scissors \n martin gardner \n chefalo's vanishing knot \n chefalo \n in "hugard's magic monthly*
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner's Chefalo Release

Related toAlso published here in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

34



martin gardner's impossible knot \n rope pulled through hole of newspaper, knot appears \n martin gardner
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner's Impossible Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

36



sander's phantom knot \n \n edward loyd enochs
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Edward Loyd Enochs

Sander's Phantom Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

39



the illusive knot \n \n joseph h. fries \n in "hugard's magic monthly*
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Joseph H. Fries

The Illusive Knot

Also published here in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

40



lingley's swingaway knot \n \n keith lingley
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Keith Lingley

Lingley's SwingAWay Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

41



loe's chafalo developments \n as gerald loe, ideas with the chefalo knot \n gerry loe \n linking ring \n chefalo's vanishing knot \n chefalo
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Gerry Loe

Loe's Chafalo Developments

Related toAlso published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

43



loe's "shoelace" variations \n as gerald loe, ideas with hunter's shoe laces knot \n gerry loe \n g. w. hunter \n the magic shoe laces \n g. w. hunter \n ralph w. hull \n linking ring
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Gerry Loe, G. W. Hunter

Loe's "Shoelace" Variations

Related toAlso published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

45



the repeat knots \n knot slides on rope and is removed, repeated, à la slippery knots routine by joe ovette \n unknown
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii

The Repeat Knots

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

48



joseph keen's slip knot \n knot slides on rope and is removed \n joseph keen \n slip knot \n joseph keen
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Joseph Keen

Joseph Keen's Slip Knot

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

50



take it off \n knot slides on rope and is removed \n tom fitzgerald
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Tom Fitzgerald

Take It Off

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

53



the african knot \n knot becomes smaller and disappears, rubber band method \n enrique solonas
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Enrique Solonas

The African Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

54



phantini vanishing knot \n knot becomes smaller and disappears, thread method \n gene "phantini" grant \n in linking ring
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Gene "Phantini" Grant

Phantini Vanishing Knot

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

58



kaplan's cut and restored rope knot \n after rope has been cut, tying the knot in a normal way \n george g. kaplan \n cut and restored rope \n george g. kaplan \n tying the knot for the rope trick \n george g. kaplan
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
George G. Kaplan

Kaplan's Cut and Restored Rope Knot

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

58



lingley's omega square knot \n after rope has been cut, tying the ends in a square knot \n keith lingley
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Keith Lingley

Lingley's Omega Square Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

62



lingley's alpha square knot \n ends of rope knotted together before cut and restored routine \n keith lingley
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Keith Lingley

Lingley's Alpha Square Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

63



charles harrison's perfect false knot \n after rope has been cut, tying the knot in a normal way which can be cut again \n charles harrison \n in "hugard's magic monthly*
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Charles Harrison

Charles Harrison's Perfect False Knot

Also published here in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

65



steal of the red knot \n center of rope is dyed red, knot formed and removed, silk tube \n johnny penrose \n goodliffe's "abracadabra"
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Johnny Penrose

Steal of the Red Knot

Also published here Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

68



the climbing knot \n knot moves up by itself, during cut and restored routine, thread \n douglas hood \n goodliffe's "abracadabra"
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Douglas Hood

The Climbing Knot

Also published here Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

71



the scobie knot \n \n w. hutton scobie \n goodliffe's "abracadabra"
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
W. Hutton Scobie

The Scobie Knot

Also published here Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

73



knottery \n rope with three knots placed in a change bag, rope travels to jap handkerchief box and only knots remain in bag \n syd the sorcerer \n goodliffe's "abracadabra"
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Syd the Sorcerer

Knottery

Also published here Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

75



hamilton's idea \n sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope \n john hamilton \n hamilton's idea \n john hamilton
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
John Hamilton

Hamilton's Idea

Also published here

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

78



scurti's jumping knot \n \n scurti the magician
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Scurti The Magician

Scurti's Jumping Knot

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

79



u. f. grant's spirit knots \n rope placed inside bag, knot appears on rope \n u. f. grant
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
U. F. Grant

U. F. Grant's Spirit Knots

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

81



hindu ring mystery \n shoe lace knot and ring \n eddie joseph
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
Eddie Joseph

Hindu Ring Mystery

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

133



john giordmaine's comedy rope trick \n knot removed from rope, then rope is cut and ends put in two different trousers pockets, rope is restored \n john giordmaine
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
John Giordmaine

John Giordmaine's Comedy Rope Trick

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

214



john thornton's shaggy dog panama \n rope cut in four pieces, three knots pop off \n john stanley thornton
1968
abbott's encyclopedia of rope tricks — volume ii
John Stanley Thornton

John Thornton's Shaggy Dog Panama

1968

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks — Volume II

235



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 ends meet \n karl fulves \n little one \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



eine knotenwanderung \n traveling knot \n peter wilker
1970
hokus pokus
Peter Wilker

Eine Knotenwanderung

1970

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 31 No. 1)

17



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

The Knot Off the Rope

1970 ca.

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
1970 ca.
successful magic
Pavel

Newspaper Knotting II

1970 ca.

Successful Magic

15



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

Encore the Silk in the Knot

1970 ca.

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



zweifarbige schnüre \n  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) \n pavel \n 8. nudos de cuerda \n pavel
1971
15 mikrotricks
Pavel

Zweifarbige Schnüre

Also published here

1971

15 Mikrotricks

8



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 neale's knot \n robert e. neale \n der neue "hunterknoten" \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

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

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

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

Spirit Knots

1976

The Big Book of Magic

142



sands improved ropesational \n 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 \n george sands \n swan lake rope \n jeff sheridan \n sand's ropesational \n george sands \n unique rope routine \n unknown
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sands Improved Ropesational

Related toAlso published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

12



sliding knot tie \n switching ends and tying knot, extra piece
 deceiving rotation \n george sands \n sliding knot tie \n george sands \n tying the ends \n unknown
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot Tie

Related toAlso published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

18



twist knot \n with extra piece, false knot and fusing two ropes together
 figure eight restoration
 "sam schwartz's delivery"
 sleight of foot restoration \n george sands \n twist knot \n george sands \n twist knot \n unknown \n flash restoration \n unknown
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Twist Knot

Related toAlso published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

22



sliding knot tie \n with extra piece \n george sands \n sliding knot tie \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot Tie

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

31



slip knot \n with extra piece \n george sands \n slipknot \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Slip Knot

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

32



jumping knot \n using extra piece
 jumping knot  set up
 jumping knot \n george sands \n jumping knot \n george sands \n jumping knot \n unknown
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Jumping Knot

Related toAlso published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

36



sliding knot \n  sliding knot  set up
 sliding knot  illusion \n george sands \n sliding knot \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

37



vanishing knot addition \n \n george sands \n vanishing knot addition \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Vanishing Knot Addition

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

40



jumping knot  addition \n \n george sands \n jumping knot  addition \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Jumping Knot  Addition

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



mountain climbing knot \n \n george sands \n mountain climbing knot \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Mountain Climbing Knot

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



dissolving knot \n \n george sands \n dissolving knot \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Dissolving Knot

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



nick van setten's knot production \n apparently throwing knot on rope \n nick van setten \n nick van setten's knot production \n nick van setten
1976
sands improved ropesational
Nick van Setten

Nick van Setten's Knot Production

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

42



slydini untying knot \n \n slydini
1976
sands improved ropesational
Slydini

Slydini Untying Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

43



life saving knots \n appearance of several knots on rope \n george sands \n life saving knots \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Life Saving Knots

Also published here

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

44



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



a very tight knot \n how to untie a knot in a human hair, bar bet \n tan hock chuan
1977
the magic of tan hock chuan
Tan Hock Chuan

A Very Tight Knot

1977

The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan

18



chuan's multiple melting knots \n \n tan hock chuan
1977
the magic of tan hock chuan
Tan Hock Chuan

Chuan's Multiple Melting Knots

1977

The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan

24



chuan's appearing knot \n \n tan hock chuan
1977
the magic of tan hock chuan
Tan Hock Chuan

Chuan's Appearing Knot

1977

The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan

26



8. nudos de cuerda \n  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) \n pavel \n zweifarbige schnüre \n pavel
1977
magicolor
Pavel

8. Nudos de Cuerda

Also published here

1977

Magicolor

106



new professor's nightmare \n  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 \n josé de la torre
1977
magicana of havana in new york
José de la Torre

New Professor's Nightmare

1977

Magicana of Havana in New York

59



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



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 knotsotuff \n john cornelius \n do as i do rope routine \n shigeo takagi
1979
apocalypse
John Cornelius

The Sliding Knot

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Jan. 1979

Apocalypse
(Vol. 2 No. 1)

149



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



no nonsense knot \n method for setting up a slip knot \n bill wisch
1979
wisches
Bill Wisch

No Nonsense Knot

1979

Wisches

5



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

Sliding Knot, Plus

Inspired by

Jan. 1980

Apocalypse
(Vol. 3 No. 1)

294



no knot \n dissolving knot \n david lederman
1980
apocalypse
David Lederman

No Knot

Aug. 1980

Apocalypse
(Vol. 3 No. 8)

376



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

Crazy Rope

May 1981

Apocalypse
(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
Peter Marshall

Grab A Bight

Feb. 1982

Apocalypse
(Vol. 5 No. 2)

594



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

Double Girth False Knot

June 1982

Apocalypse
(Vol. 5 No. 6)

645



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

"I Believe"

Oct. 1982

Apocalypse
(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



the cantu knot \n dissolving knot \n lyle laughlin
1982
carlyle's 3to1 rope
Lyle Laughlin

The Cantu Knot

1982

Carlyle's 3To1 Rope

14



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

What? A Knot?

Apr. 1983

Apocalypse
(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
Tony Lopilato

"Pinch" Knot

Aug. 1984

Apocalypse
(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



das knotenschiessen \n william tell knot \n unknown
1984
exzellente seilroutinen

Das Knotenschiessen

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

5



knotenwerfen \n flourish knot \n unknown
1984
exzellente seilroutinen

Knotenwerfen

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

7



mein "schiebe"knoten \n \n manfred cattarius
1984
exzellente seilroutinen
Manfred Cattarius

Mein "Schiebe"Knoten

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

9



knotenseil \n appearance of multiple knots \n unknown
1984
exzellente seilroutinen

Knotenseil

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

10



blitzknoten \n appearance of three knots at once \n unknown \n triple knots \n karl fulves \n milbourne christopher
1984
exzellente seilroutinen

Blitzknoten

Also published here

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

13



ii. auflösen von knoten \n several ways to make a real knot dissolve \n manfred cattarius
1984
exzellente seilroutinen
Manfred Cattarius

II. Auflösen von Knoten

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

15



scheinknoten \n \n unknown
1984
exzellente seilroutinen

Scheinknoten

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

19



1. knotenroutine \n three knots appear in rope, knots are removed and appear again \n manfred cattarius
1984
exzellente seilroutinen
Manfred Cattarius

1. Knotenroutine

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

20



2. knotenroutine \n knot jumps from one end of rope to other \n manfred cattarius
1984
exzellente seilroutinen
Manfred Cattarius

2. Knotenroutine

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

28



tuch auf dem seil \n handkerchief appears knotted on rope, onehanded and twohanded method \n manfred cattarius
1984
exzellente seilroutinen
Manfred Cattarius

Tuch auf dem Seil

1984

Exzellente Seilroutinen

31



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



the backwards rope trick \n 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 \n michael weber \n rope and restored cut \n michael weber
1985
seminarheft
Michael Weber

The Backwards Rope Trick

Also published here

1985

Seminarheft

21



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

Ghost Knots

Apr. 1986

Apocalypse
(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 \n tom hubbard
1986
contemporary rope magic — part i
Karl Fulves

Sliding Reference

Related to

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

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

Desintegration

May 1986

Intermagic
(Vol. 12 No. 2)

89



the appearing knots \n knots appear when rope is passed through hand, they are then untied \n pat conway
1987
the pat way to con
Pat Conway

The Appearing Knots

1987

The Pat Way to Con

76



at the drop of a knot \n knot in rope vanishes and appears in different part of the rope \n pat conway
1987
the pat way to con
Pat Conway

At the Drop of a Knot

1987

The Pat Way to Con

100



d.i.y. sliding knot \n \n pat conway
1987
the pat way to con
Pat Conway

D.I.Y. Sliding Knot

1987

The Pat Way to Con

104



the invisible sliding knot \n gag, knot is tied into invisible rope via miming, knot is taken off and becomes real \n pat conway
1987
the pat way to con
Pat Conway

The Invisible Sliding Knot

1987

The Pat Way to Con

114



rope interlude \n sliding knot effect, knot slid off \n pat conway
1987
the pat way to con
Pat Conway

Rope Interlude

1987

The Pat Way to Con

116



rope and restored cut \n 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 \n michael weber \n the backwards rope trick \n michael weber
1987
高若
Michael Weber

Rope and Restored Cut

Also published here

1987

高若

2



general comments on the square knot and the granny knot \n no title \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
knot on the square
Joseph K. Schmidt

General Comments on the Square Knot and the Granny Knot

1987

Knot On The Square

1



square knot to two single knots  then back to square knot \n story trick, two knots on rope and ends held together with peg, positions of knots change \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Square Knot to Two Single Knots  Then Back to Square Knot

1987

Knot On The Square

2



the "reno knot" \n quickly open a square knot or a reno knot \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

The "Reno Knot"

1987

Knot On The Square

5



a real square from delaware! \n quickly opening a square knot \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

A Real Square from Delaware!

1987

Knot On The Square

6



the thief knot \n unconventional way to form a square knot, "breadbag knot" \n r. c. buff \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff, Joseph K. Schmidt

The Thief Knot

1987

Knot On The Square

7



ashley's "what knot" \n unconventional way to form a granny knot \n ronald j. dayton
1987
knot on the square
Ronald J. Dayton

Ashley's "What Knot"

1987

Knot On The Square

8



half hitched \n square knot is changed into other knot and back \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Half Hitched

1987

Knot On The Square

9



the chefalo vanishing knot \n \n chefalo
1987
knot on the square
Chefalo

The Chefalo Vanishing Knot

1987

Knot On The Square

10



chefalo knot to loop of rope \n \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Chefalo Knot to Loop of Rope

1987

Knot On The Square

11



under the handkerchief \n chefalo knot dissolves under cover of handkerchief \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Under the Handkerchief

1987

Knot On The Square

12



instant tying and vanishing \n using twohanded rapid knots to go into position for chefalo knot \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Instant Tying and Vanishing

1987

Knot On The Square

12



the onearmed sailor \n onehanded square knot, with two ropes \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

The OneArmed Sailor

1987

Knot On The Square

13



the snob \n odd way to tie square knot using two ropes \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

The Snob

1987

Knot On The Square

14



two loops \n square knot in center of two ropes, ends are knotted and ropes pulled apart to end with two loops \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Two Loops

1987

Knot On The Square

15



dissolving a genuine square knot while ends are held by spectators \n using the delben rope gimmick, behind handkerchief \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

Dissolving a Genuine Square Knot While Ends are Held by Spectators

1987

Knot On The Square

18



the rope with two centers  no ends \n rope is knotted then ends are fused together, snap fasteners \n r. c. buff
1987
knot on the square
R. C. Buff

The Rope with Two Centers  No Ends

1987

Knot On The Square

18



the dizzy rope \n rope dyed half red and half greed, knot from red part slides down on green part \n alvin gentil \n patter for the dizzy rope \n ralph white
1987
the best of buff
Alvin Gentil

The Dizzy Rope

Related to

1987

The Best of Buff

1



the "jack miller knot" \n pretzel knot handling \n jack miller
1987
the best of buff
Jack Miller

The "Jack Miller Knot"

1987

The Best of Buff

3



on the knee \n pretzel knot handling \n r. c. buff
1987
the best of buff
R. C. Buff

On the Knee

1987

The Best of Buff

5



a lady's influence \n two different colored ropes are knotted together and knot dissolves \n r. c. buff \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen
1987
the best of buff
R. C. Buff, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

A Lady's Influence

1987

The Best of Buff

9



slip knot \n method to tie slip knot into two ropes \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
the best of buff
Joseph K. Schmidt

Slip Knot

1987

The Best of Buff

11



male and female rope \n handling to male false and real knot \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
the best of buff
Joseph K. Schmidt

Male and Female Rope

1987

The Best of Buff

15



triplets \n three knots at once \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
the best of buff
Joseph K. Schmidt

Triplets

1987

The Best of Buff

18



it was just an optical illusion \n three knots on rope are placed on hand and vanish \n conrad c. bush
1987
the best of buff
Conrad C. Bush

It was Just an Optical Illusion

1987

The Best of Buff

19



a sliding knot sequence \n moving knot after hunter's puzzle knot \n joseph k. schmidt
1987
the best of buff
Joseph K. Schmidt

A Sliding Knot Sequence

1987

The Best of Buff

20



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

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

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

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

The Peddler's or Traveling Knot

1989

The Knot Collector

26



the model t ford knot \n flourish onehanded \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

The Basic Overhand Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

4



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

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

Betcha Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

6



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

Triple Knots

Also published here

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

8



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Basic Square Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

34



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

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

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

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

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

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

Throw Knot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

54



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

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

Fake Unknot

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

58



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

The Double Knot

Also published here

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 robert 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

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

Dissolve

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

66



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

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

PosiNegative Knots

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

69



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

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

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

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

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 \n sealed mystery \n chas. d. willis
1990
selfworking rope magic

FourthDimension Knot

Related to

1990

SelfWorking Rope Magic

132



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

The Knot Key

Variations

Apr. 1991

Apocalypse
(Vol. 14 No. 4)

1918



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

Apocalypse Variations Or Additions

Inspired by

Sep. 1991

Apocalypse
(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
Doug Edwards

No Knot now

Jan. 1992

Apocalypse
(Vol. 15 No. 1)

2026



sliding colorchanging knot \n \n aldo colombini
1992
apocalypse
Aldo Colombini

Sliding ColorChanging Knot

Nov. 1992

Apocalypse
(Vol. 15 No. 11)

2139



three knots \n \n john rubino
1993
apocalypse
John Rubino

Three Knots

Aug. 1993

Apocalypse
(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
