86 entries in Rope / Knot Effects / False
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers The Triple Chefalo Knot dissolving loop knot
1935 7
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Famous Vanishing Knot
1941 ca. 27
Chefalo Chefalo's Vanishing Knot double knot vanish
Related to 1941 ca. 30
G. W. Hunter, Ralph W. Hull The Magic Shoe Laces Hull's presentation for the G. W. Hunter Knot
Related to 1941 ca. 31
John Braun John Braun Combination Knot double knot, mixture of shoe laces and Chefalo knot
1941 ca. 34
Charles T. Jordan C. T. Jordan's Mystifying Knot Trick ring knotted on cord, released under handkerchief
Also published here 1941 ca. 36
Jay-Bee's Undisturbed Knot handkerchief knotted on rope penetrates rope
1941 ca. 63
Wholesale Ring Removal ring knotted on rope, penetrates rope
1941 ca. 76
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 358
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot disappearing knots
1942/27 358
Slip Knot
Dec. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 49)
An Easy False Knot
1943/27 85
Joseph H. Fries The Illusive Knot
  • The Fastest Knot on Record
Also published here Mar. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Martin Gardner Chefalo Knot with scissors threaded
Dec. 1948 495
Chinese "Chefalo" Knot using cloth tape
1948/27 285
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing
1954/27 106
A False Knot Resulting in a Sliding Knot
1956 11
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot
1957 155
The False Knot
1968 22
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen A Remarkable Square Knot
  • The Application of the Two Knots
1968 26
Twist Knot with extra piece, false knot
Related to 1968 90
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Another Remarkable Knot
  • The False Knot
1968 97
Eddie Taytelbaum Sliding & Vanishing Knot knot is moved from middle of rope to both ends, using false G.W. Hunter Puzzle Knot
1968 103
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot
1968 120
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Chefalo Release double knot vanish, freeing scissors
Related toAlso published here
  • in "Hugard's Magic Monthly*
1968 34
Edward Loyd Enochs Sander's Phantom Knot
1968 39
Joseph H. Fries The Illusive Knot
Also published here 1968 40
Keith Lingley Lingley's Swing-A-Way Knot
1968 41
Gerry Loe Loe's Chafalo Developments as Gerald Loe, ideas with the Chefalo knot
Related toAlso published here
  • Linking Ring
1968 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 45
W. Hutton Scobie The Scobie Knot
Also published here
  • Goodliffe's "Abracadabra"
1968 73
Eddie Joseph Hindu Ring Mystery shoe lace knot and ring
1968 133
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 31
Flip Hallema Knot Able knot routine, different false and flourish knots
1972 5
Linking Ring Rope Trick No. 466
Related to
  • "A New Rope Trick", Linking Ring, Feb. 1937, p. 933
1972 130
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch No More Tangles Chefalo knot variation, presentation of knot vanish
Magick (Issue 83)
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)
Stewart Judah Judah's Version of Hunter's Bow Knot with a ring
1975 28
Philip Reed Willmarth Hunter Knot Spin Off with Hunter's Bow Knot
1975 29
Milbourne Christopher Chefalo Knot Release
1975 31
The Fake Appearing Knot
1976 136
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 22
George Sands Slip Knot with extra piece
Also published here 1976 32
Karl Fulves Not a Knot simple false knot
1977 49
Bill Wisch No Nonsense Knot method for setting up a slip knot
1979 5
David Lederman No Knot dissolving knot
Aug. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 8)
John Mueller Double Girth False Knot
June 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Lyle Laughlin The Cantu Knot dissolving knot
1982 14
Tom Craven What? A Knot? convincing false knot with gimmicked rope
Apr. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 4)
Kevin Justice No Tie Knot false knot
Also published here 1983 30
Gary Ouellet The Blowaway Knot false knot with string
1983 5
Dick Koornwinder Naughty Knot knots appear and jump, fake knots, knot at elastic
1984 11
1984 19
Tony Lopilato Ghost Knots forming false knot with one hand
Apr. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Milbourne Christopher Vanishing Square Knot
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 14
Chefalo The Chefalo Vanishing Knot
1987 10
Jack Miller The "Jack Miller Knot" Pretzel knot handling
1987 3
R. C. Buff On the Knee Pretzel knot handling
1987 5
Joseph K. Schmidt Slip Knot method to tie slip knot into two ropes
1987 11
Joseph K. Schmidt Male and Female Rope handling to male false and real knot
1987 15
Joseph K. Schmidt A Sliding Knot Sequence moving knot after Hunter's Puzzle knot
1987 20
Francis Martineau The Smoke and Forget Me Knot false knot with rope
1989 4
Philip Reed Willmarth The Portable Knot (Two-Handed Tony Lopilato Knot) complicated dissolving knot bundle
Inspired byRelated to 1989 6
G. W. Hunter The Bow or Shoelace Knot false knot
1989 18
John Brown Slydini-Knoten slip knot
Also published here Oct. 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1)
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 13
Karl Fulves The Slip Knot chapter intro
1990 17
Quick Slip Knot No. 8
1990 17
Slippery Knot No. 9, slip knot transformed into overhand knot while spectator holds ends
1990 18
Convertible Knot No. 12, slip knot that can convert into overhand knot
1990 24
Milbourne Christopher Square-Knot Paradox No. 21, square knot dissolves when pulled, repeated
Related to 1990 44
Karl Fulves Dissolving Knots chapter intro
1990 65
Not Knot No. 33, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 65
Dissolve No. 34, dissolving knot
Related to 1990 66
Posi-Negative Knots No. 36, two knots made, rope shaken, both vanish
1990 69
Pretzel Knot No. 37, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 70
Karl Fulves The Hunter Knot chapter intro
1990 99
Aldo Colombini Hit false knot handling
1991 4
Aldo Colombini The Slip Knot
2000 3
Francis Tabary Dematerializing a Knot with extra piece
2004 162
Barrie Richardson The Impossible Knot Routine routine and presentation knot sequence
  • G. W. Hunter's Puzzle Knot
  • The Slow-motion Knot
  • The Bradbury Knot (reel)
Also published here
  • Concepts & Deceptions Lecture Notes, 1999
2005 179
Doug Edwards Knot Easy loose false knot in rope, wax
2006 183
Martin Gardner, Joseph K. Schmidt Riddle Rope knot appears or not
  • The Chefalo Phase
  • Schmidt's Fake Chefalo
Related to 2008
Prolix (Issue 4)
George Sands Slipknot with extra piece
Also published here 2014 44
Slip Knot with Finger Ring
Also published here 2016 55
Slip Knot with Finger Ring
Also published here 2022 539