130 entries in Rope / Knot Effects
  
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Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand The Modern Conjurer 292
Tom Sellers The Triple Chefalo Knot dissolving loop knot Quick Tricks 7
Joseph H. Fries The Mystic Necktie The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 213
Tom Sellers The Jumping Ring knotted ring jumps to another knotRelated to Scots Magic 13
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 209
Unknown The Vanishing Ring on Tring knot-ring vanishes from rope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 144
Walter B. Gibson The Furloined Rope Trick removing knots from rope The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Three Knots in a Rope three knots appear, one disappears, one is untied, one is taken off Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 339
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Jumping Knot knot jumpes from one position on rope to another Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 342
Unknown Self-Untying Rope thread Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 349
Unknown The Phantom Knot disappearing knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 353
Unknown Hindu Knots knots appear and disappear Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 355
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot disappearing knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 358
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot disappearing knots Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 358
Unknown A Novel Knot Steal stealing a knotted on knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 362
Tom Fitzgerald "Take It Off" knot is slid on rope then taken off The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Unknown Slip Knot The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Unknown An Easy False Knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 85
Dr. Zina Bennett Nifty Knots knots appear in rope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 96
Unknown Vanishing Knot Flourishes five methods Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 99
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot tieing knot without letting go of the ends Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 101
Joseph H. Fries Physician's Rope three part rope routine
- the mystic necktie
- a sailor's rope
- rope riting
My Best 240
Joseph Keen Slip Knot The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 350
J. B. Bobo Throwing a Knot Related to Watch This One! 120
J. B. Bobo Knots to You rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off Watch This One! 121
Laurie Ireland Tying and Untying Knots in a Cord without Letting Go of the Ends one and two knots Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 3
Unknown Chinese "Chefalo" Knot using cloth tape Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 285
Tony Lopilato The Tony Lopilato Knot dissolving knotVariations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 323
Charles Roltare The Double Knotter appearance of two knots Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 326
Jack Yeager The Appearing Knot Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 19
Slydini Knots Also published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 778
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 203) 812
John Howie Caught Knot knots appear on ropeAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 214) 856
Norman Houghton Laundry on the Line two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 37
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 106
Slydini Knots impossible knotAlso published here The Best in Magic 81
John Howie Caught Knot knots appear on ropeAlso published here The Best in Magic 87
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 155
Jack Miller Sliding Knot 26 Originals 4
Nate Leipzig Double-Trible Knot two and knots are made at the same time Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 79
John Benzais The Secret of Gorius Gordius, knot vanishes and reappears while spectator hold both ends The Best of Benzais 55
Raymond Hafler Travelling Ring ring knotted on rope jumps to two other knotsRelated to The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 44
Arthur Setterington The Indian Rope Trick knot disappears twice in rope and appears again, story of the indian rope trick The Joe Smith Mysteries 7
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
- cut & restored
- Disappearing Knot
- Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 353
Horace E. Bennett Flying Knot knot jumps off the rope into air The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 363
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 1) 371
Karl Fulves The Left-Handed Knot comedy rope routine with two spectators and ring, woman can free rope from ring and man cannot
- Handling of the Knot
- Outline of the Routine
- The Psychic Release
see also p. 676 for anecdote
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 7) 421
Harlan Tarbell Sympathetic Ropes two ropes in bowls, knots travel Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 150
Harlan Tarbell Zip-Over Rope Mystery knotted and unknotted piece of rope change place Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 153
Mike Tannen Sliding & Vanishing Knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 381
Robert E. Neale New Hunter Knot never-letting-go-knot, string The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 597
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonholeInspired by
  • "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 619
Karl Fulves Knot Possible knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phasesInspired by
  • Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 746
Conrad C. Bush Complete Circle three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one ropeRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 784
Slydini On The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 867
David Berglas Knot Magic on knot effects The David Berglas File No. 1 23
David Berglas Knot-Knot an instant double-knot The David Berglas File No. 1 24
David Berglas Knot Now instant knot, one-handed The David Berglas File No. 1 27
David Berglas Assorted Knots Monkey Knots
- Triple Knot
- Up-Knot Down-Knot
- No Knot
- Knot Over Monkey Puzzle
- Instant Noose
- Noose with One Knot
- Noose with Knot-Knot
The David Berglas File No. 1 29
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot idea of doing it with different colored silks on page 192, another handling by Michael Sondermeyer on page 444Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 149
Slydini Slydini's Rope Knots knot appears at end of rope multiple times The Magical World of Slydini 22
Herb Zarrow Pendulum Knot knot shaken into rope with one hand The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 1
Slydini One-Hand Knot The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 13
Karl Fulves Contest Rope (extra sheet)
two ropes tied together on both ends, contest with spectator who unties quicker, performer's knot vanishes, making one rope
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue ) 2
Karl Fulves The Sliding Knot credit informationRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 32) 126
Karl Fulves Knot A Knot spectator makes number of knots and lays rope onto shoulder of performer, number of knots divined Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Blair Bowling Sliding Knot, Plus magnet gaffed versionInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 294
David Lederman No Knot dissolving knot Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 376
Sixten Beme Crazy Rope sliding knot, then ropes restore to one Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 5) 483
Warren Stephens Warren Stephens' Helicopter Knot knot wobbles down on rope into hand Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 18
Jim Ryan Bow Tie Knot ring and rope Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 19
G. W. Hunter Shoelace Knot ring and rope Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 22
Peter Marshall Grab A Bight dissolving knot Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 594
John Mueller Double Girth False Knot Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 645
Jack Mitzman "I Believe" dissolving knot around rolled piece of paper Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 689
Tom Craven What? A Knot? convincing false knot with gimmicked rope Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 763
Steve Beam Biographical Rope humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter, see also p. 543 and p. 860 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 27
Kevin Justice No Tie Knot false knot The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 30
Tony Lopilato "Pinch" Knot Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 8) 956
R. C. Buff Hitch A Spectator several knots quickly united behind backRelated to Magic from the Parade #1 8
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in ropeAlso published here Magic from the Parade #1 13
Phil Willmarth New One Hand Knot - With Ring Magic from the Parade #1 14
Jan Torell Das Knotenseil knot in rope visibly vanishes, metal hook Rund um den Zaubertisch 21
Ray Hyman The Zoellner Phenomenon knot appears in cord while ends are held together The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 92
Danny Korem Figure-Eight for Connoisseurs flourish knot without letting go of the ends Korem without Limits 107
Danny Korem Pluck Knot knot plucked off rope Korem without Limits 110
Tony Lopilato Ghost Knots forming false knot with one hand Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 1193
Tommy Wonder The Dissolving Knot wire gimmick Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1) 8
Karl Fulves Rope Work knot effects
- Overtime Ending
The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1401
Bill Wisch Secret Knot knot secretly tied when rope is given from one hand to the other The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1414
Francis Martineau The Smoke and Forget Me Knot false knot with rope The Knot Collector 4
Phil Willmarth The Portable Knot (Two-Handed Tony Lopilato Knot) complicated dissolving knot bundleInspired byRelated to The Knot Collector 6
Wilfred Sellten Satin's Knot The Knot Collector 8
Unknown The Harpoon Knot flourish knot The Knot Collector 10
Phil Willmarth The Fisherman's Knot flourish knot The Knot Collector 12
Unknown The William Tell Knot flourish knot The Knot Collector 14
Phil Willmarth The Robin Hood Knot flourish knot, follow up for Robin Hood Knot The Knot Collector 16
G. W. Hunter The Bow or Shoelace Knot false knot The Knot Collector 18
J. B. Bobo, Phil Willmarth The Strike Knot (Throwing a Knot) flourish one-handed kontRelated to The Knot Collector 21
Unknown The One Hand Knot The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in ropeAlso published here The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The High Diver flourish knot The Knot Collector 24
Phil Willmarth The Cowboy Knot flourish knot The Knot Collector 25
Unknown The Peddler's or Traveling Knot knot is moved on rope The Knot Collector 26
Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth The Model T Ford Knot flourish one-handed cud The Knot Collector 29
Phil Willmarth The Airplane Knot flourish knot The Knot Collector 31
Pavel The High Flying Knot rope tossed in the air, flourish knot The Knot Collector 33
Phil Willmarth The Willmarth Snap Knot (Throwing a Loop) one-handed flourish knot The Knot Collector 34
Herb Zarrow The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot flourish knotAlso published here
  • Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "Close-Up Folio" No.12 /1979
The Knot Collector 36
Al Forsythe The Scissor Knot knot puzzle The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 593
Stephen Tucker The Knot Key Sliding KnotVariations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 4) 1918
Stephen Tucker Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 9) 1975
Aldo Colombini Sliding Color-Changing Knot Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 11) 2139
Doug Edwards No Knot now based on the Girth Knot Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 1) 2026
John Rubino Three Knots Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 8) 2247
Harlan Tarbell How to Tie a Square Knot Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 160
Michael Close Patter for Pavel's "Fantastic Knot" presentation Workers Number 3 37
Joe Berg, Martin Gardner Knot from Nowhere & Variations thing where you don't let go of ends and still make knots Arcane (Issue 14) 191
Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Knot Scam puzzle Arcane (Issue 14) 194
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Separating Knots two ropes together are knotted, knots separated, with Single Rope Variation, With Silks Arcane (Issue 14) 196
Paul Harris Strange-O circle of loose knot in a piece of string is magically removed The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 37
Michael Kaminskas, Daryl Martinez, Pavel Roped two white ropes are suddenly knotted together, the rope slides along the rope and knot changes color, knot is taken off the rope and thrown on it again, when it is opened, its a white rope with a red partInspired by
  • Pavel's Fantastic Knot
  • Daryl Martinez' Amazing Acrobatic Knot
Miracle Material 97
Rajneesh Madhok Bachelor's Thread Threading the Needle with appearing ring climax The Minotaur (Vol. 8, No. 2) 10
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restorationInspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 370
Alexander de Cova Jumpy-Knot knot visibly jumps off rope Homemade Magic 7
Al Baker Latest Rope Effect: The Sliding Knot The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 717
Richard Sanders Ringworm Knot on rope visually changes into a finger ring, coin purse (where ring was previously) shown to contain the knot Random Acts of Magic 212
Al Schneider With One Hand one-handed knot flourish Al Schneider Magic 215
Unknown Slip Knot with Finger Ring The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 55
Unknown Knot in Rope Bar Stunt Hidden Agenda (Issue May 29) 153