249 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Knot Effects
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Of fast or loose, how to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to undo the same with words converting square knot into slip knot
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 190
Unknown How to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to seem to undoe the same with words converting square knot into slip knot
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 39
Unknown Défaire un double noeud d'un mouchoir sans le toucher Undoing a double knot of a handkerchief without touching it
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 218
Unknown The Handkerchief that cannot be Tied in a Knot
1876 Modern Magic 237
Unknown The Vanishing Knots
1876 Modern Magic 238
Unknown A Handkerchief Puzzle tying a knot without letting go of the ends, no trick
1890 More Magic 203
Unknown The Instantaneous Knot
Also published here 1890 More Magic 203
Unknown Die überlistete Gesellschaft, oder "Der Knoten im Taschentuch" tying a knot into a silk without letting go of the end/corners
Related to Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 13
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Knoten one-handed silk knot
Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Carl Willmann Eine vergnügte Eisenbahnfahrt two white and a red silk become dirty when pushed through paper tube (train ride patter), they then become knotted after put in glass
Also published here Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 118
Unknown Der Knoten im Tuch tying a knot into a silk without letting go of the end/corners
Related to June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 94
Unknown Der Knoten im Taschentuch No. 6, putting a knot in a handkerchief without letting go of the ends (knotting the arms first)
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 159
Charles Arbre Die Knoten im Taschentuch knot vanishes when silk is shaken, two knots appear in silk
May 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 5) 76
Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand
1902 The Modern Conjurer 292
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVI. Trifolium 1. Das verwandelte Kartenspiel (deck changes to silk, shell placed in shell)
2. Das Tuch in der Kerzenflamme (silk appears in flame of a candle)
3. Das plötzlich erscheinende Seidentuch (silk appears)
4. Seidentüchlein auf Reisen (silk vanishes and appears knotted between two others, with glass tube)
5. Die magischen Knoten (knotted silks unknot)
1902 Moderne Magie 164
Unknown Slipknot with Silks
1902 Moderne Magie 167
Richard Pannwitz Das Tuch mit sieben Zipfeln Ein Abend in der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst"
seven-cornered handkerchief
Related to Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 65
Richard Pannwitz Das Tuch mit sieben Zipfeln continuation of description
Related to May 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 84
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hexenknoten silks are suddenly knotted together, then loose again, secret rubber band, attachment at back of chair that holds it until needed
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 35
Unknown The Mysterious Knot
1909 The Art of Magic 335
Harry Houdini The Vanishing Knot
1909 The Art of Magic 336
Tom Sellers The Jumping Silks separate silks are suddenly joined together
1927 Tricks That Work 14
Oswald Rae Sympathetic Silks brief description, two sets of three handkerchiefs, second phase, named color unties
1929 More Practical Patter 1
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Traveling Knot knot travels from performer's silk to spectator's (single) silk, using Ideal Color Change dye tube
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 26
Unknown Fake Knot
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 27
T. Page Wright Traveling Knot a knot in one silk each, one travels across to other silk
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 23
Unknown One-Handed Knot
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 45
T. Page Wright Knotty Travels vanishing knots in handkerchief with story presentation
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 51
Laurie Ireland Annie Cakley Outdone! - Or Shooting the Knot of One Handkerchief into Another two handkerchiefs on board, one with a knot, when pistol is fired, knot vanishes and appears on other handkerchief
1936 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 14
Edward Proudlock Proudlock's Version of the Sympathetic Silks with six handkerchiefs, three different colors
1936 Edward Proudlock's Version of the Sympathetic Silks 11
Edward Proudlock Some Suggested "Patter"
1936 Edward Proudlock's Version of the Sympathetic Silks 25
Edward Bagshawe Uniting the Colors knot dissolves from silk twice, silk vanishes and reappears tied between two others, apparatus
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 15
Edward Bagshawe Silk Sympathy assortment of silks, three colors randomly chosen, those three silks become knotted together
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 18
Audley Walsh The Lovers' Knot flourish knot, two silks together
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 184
Edward Victor, G. W. Hunter The "Super" Sympathetic Silks silks hanging from a rod, using a chair and a table, silk fall on their own
1937 Magic of the Hands 46
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Knots three knots vanish
1938 Greater Magic 613
Unknown Vanishing Knots silks are tied together, false knot
1938 Greater Magic 613
Unknown Slip Knot
1939 Do That Again! 57
Oscar Weigle Twin Sympathy second set of silks unties and ties in sympathy with another set
1939 Do That Again! 59
Mitchell Dyszel The Travelling Knot knot in silk slides down and dissolves
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 400
Mitchell Dyszel Snap Knot
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 400
Unknown New Knot Flourishes
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
Robertson Keene Three Instantaneous Knots and... arm ends up in a sling
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 67
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Al Baker The Knot that just won't
Variations 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 200
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks "Streamline Version", four silks
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 201
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks knotting two silks together
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 204
Unknown Instantaneous One-Hand Knot in Handkerchief
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 363
Unknown The Pull-Away Single Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 364
Unknown The Dissolving Single Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 365
Unknown The Speedy Single Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 367
Unknown The Fade-Away Double Knot release knot for two silks
Variations 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 368
Unknown The Nu-Away Double Knot release knot for 2 silks
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 369
Unknown Quick Release Double Knot release knot for 2 silks
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 371
G. W. Hunter The Magical Bow Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 374
Harlan Tarbell The Sympathetic Silks
Also published here 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 378
Unknown Another Counting Version false count for sympathetic silks
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 380
Unknown Using a Chair Display for Counting Silks
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 381
Keith Clark Silks Supreme silk produced, knot effects, silk becomes two, then three, then six and up to eighteen or more
  • As the Spectator Sees It
  • Properties
  • Preparation
  • Presentation
    • 1. A Striking Experiment
    • 2. The "Naughty" Knots
    • 3. Squeegie, Squeegie!
    • 4. The Fourth Dimension
    • 5. Another Silk Appears
    • 6. The Conjurer Counts - And Counts Again!
    • 7. The Sympathetic Silks
    • 8. The Multiplication Finale
1942 Silks Supreme 1
Unknown False Knot
1942 Silks Supreme 9
Unknown 4 - The Knotted and Unknotted Silks using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 87
Unknown 5 - Sympathetic Silks using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 87
Tom Sellers Dissolving Knots
1943 Magical Mixture 6
Paul C. Krank Knots To You disc with hole on rope goes in between knots
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 156
Paul Rosini Suave Silk knot travels from one handkerchief to handkerchief hold in spectator's palms
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 172
Jean Hugard, Unknown Instantaneous Knot with Both Hands
Related to
  • Jean Hugard's "Silken Sorcery" page 65
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 172
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Knot Transposition two silks, one knotted, transposition
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 302
Harlan Tarbell Simplified Instantaneous Knot one handed
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 305
Unknown Square Knot Release
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 309
Unknown Pull-Apart Silks
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 310
Joseph Ovette On Again Off Again silks tied on ribbon, named color falls on floor, then all vanish from a tube and are produced again, as a climax all knotted silks fall
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 20
Unknown A Knotty Interlude tight knot is resolved, knot appears
June 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 125
Al Baker Sympathetic Silks
Variations 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 347
Jack Miller Knotty Silk knot disappears and reappears, using thread
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 352
Unknown The Spirit Handkerchief multiple knot routine with a thayer cabby
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 258
Edwin Tabor "Fourth Dimension" Silks two silks are tied together in center and come apart
Also published here 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 37
Gene Tarbell "Pull-Apart" Silks
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 40
Tony Lopilato Sympathetic Silks six silks
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 99
Tony Lopilato Snappy Knotting Silks magnet
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 102
Edwin Tabor Pull Apart Napkins two silks are tied together in center and come apart
Also published here 1949 Over the Coffee Cups 18
U. F. Grant The Impossible Knot knot routine with a handkerchief
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 207) 828
Al Leech A Quick Opener three tricks in thirty seconds, a knot appears in a silk, a golfball vanishes and reappears and a coin travels into a glass
1952 Manipulating with Leech 11
Eddie Joseph That's Tight Enough easily opening a knot
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 7
Harold G. Beaumont The Sympathetic Ropes three tied ropes are put in one hat, three separate ropes in another, then the other set is knotted
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 80
Dai Vernon Fadeaway! two handkerchiefs, knot opens
Related toAlso published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 285) 1138
Dr. Jacob Daley A Silk Trick three handkerchiefs are knotted together and the two knots placed in a glasses, knots dissolve
Also published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 302) 7
Charlie Edwards Dissolving Knots
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 83
Unknown The Fake Knot for Sympathetic Silks
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 90
Sid Miller, Sol Hirsh The Switch-Over Knot two handkerchiefs tied together, third brought to them, two other handkerchiefs are tied now
Also published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 103
George Blake Uncanny Hanks four silks tied on ribbon, one by one the specified knots dissolve and silks drop
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 107
Réni Hémeri Der wandernde Knoten traveling knot, four silks
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6) 360
Dai Vernon Fadeaway two handkerchiefs, knot opens
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 78
Ken Brooke Knot-Out knotting for setting up unknotting in sympathetic silks
  • The Reef Knot
  • To Upset the Knot
1956 Unconventional Magic 27
Ken Brooke The Sympathetic Silks
1956 Unconventional Magic 30
Ken Brooke The False Count for Sympathetic Silks
1956 Unconventional Magic 31
Unknown Knotty Problems Knot tied in handkerchief without letting go of either hand
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 80
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 155
Dai Vernon Method for Upsetting a Square Knot
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 157
Dai Vernon Splitting the Atom two silks tied together, knot splits into two knots, one now on each separate silk
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 158
Robert L. Henderson Tie and Untie knot travel from person to person, magnetic
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 4
Bert Allerton Impromptu Handkerchief Routine
1958 The Close-Up Magician 44
Bert Allerton "Not A Knot"
1958 The Close-Up Magician 44
Werner Krämer-Orlano Silk Trick three silks thrown in the air knot themselves
1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 5) 729
Slydini Slydini's Knotted Silks two silks repeatedly untie
  • Preparation for Tying
1960 The Magic of Slydini 177
Slydini The Convincing Knot technique to tie two different silks with a false knot
1960 The Magic of Slydini 180
Slydini The Wrap-Over Knot
1960 The Magic of Slydini 194
Jack Yeager Silk-N-Cups six cups with different colored silks, chosen colored silk has a knot
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 20
Janel Kid Trick With A Rope vanishing knot
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 39
Edward Marlo Marlo's Magic Knot
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 366) 292
G. W. Hunter, Nate Leipzig Fadeaway Knot
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 76
Tony Cole Haunted Silk II silk with knot clings to wall and unknots itself there, reel
July 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
J. W. Sarles Transit Silks three silks vanish behind screen, reappear knotted on wand when it is tossed in air, black art
Nov. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 215
Eddie Joseph The Nuptial Knot serpent silk handling with reel
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 143
Eddie Joseph My De-Luxe Routine and Handling of the Serpent Silk
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 153
Eddie Joseph The Spirit Lends a Hand bracelet unties from handkerchief in cup
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 155
Eddie Joseph My Sympathetic Silks four silks
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 220
Pavel Ghostly Silks! three handkerchiefs in three glasses, glasses are stacked, handkerchiefs penetrate glasses and end up knotted together
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 36) 179
Paul Swinford Serpentine Thoughts silk that ties itself, reel
1971 Lecture Notes 1
Pavel Blow-Knot silks in clear plastic tube
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 374
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Hanky
1972 I Did It My Way 9
Unknown El Nudo Magnetico knot in handkerchief apparently moves with invisible hair
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 59
Unknown The Knot that Will Knot
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 53
Unknown A One-Handed Knot
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 54
Unknown A Knotty Problem tying knot without letting go of the ends
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 54
Patrick Page The Appearing Knot
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 61
Unknown Dissolving Knot
1976 Second Lecture 12
Lewis Ganson Introduction effect description, requirements,preparation, to hide the knots, set-up, performance
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 2
Lewis Ganson Stage One - The Pick-Up from a chair, hiding the knots
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 7
Lewis Ganson Stage Two - The Count
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 8
Lewis Ganson Stage Three - Tying the Silks
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 9
Lewis Ganson Stage Four - The Secret Untying
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 10
Lewis Ganson Stage Five - The Sympathetic Tying
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 12
Lewis Ganson Stage Six - The Sympathetic Untying rubber band
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 12
Lewis Ganson The Climax
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 13
Lewis Ganson Notes 1. The Reef or Square Knot
2. Rubber Bands
3. A Different Set-Up
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 14
Dai Vernon, Joe Berg Berg Knot Variation
Inspired by
  • "Berg Knot" (Here's New Magic, 1937)
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #7) 993
Harry Lorayne Not a Knot!
1977 The Magic Book 257
Howard Huntington Sympathetic Silks blendo finale
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 152
Joe Berg Der Joe Berg Tuchknoten
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Feb. 1950
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 19
Slydini The Granny Knot
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 57
Slydini The Square Knot
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 58
Slydini Notes On The Square Knot
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 59
Slydini Slydini's Two Silk Routine
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 59
Slydini Splitting The Knot as finale to "Two Silk Routine"
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 67
Slydini Slydini's Sympathetic Silks
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 70
Karrell Fox Knifty-Knot knot tied into silk in slow-motion, yet it vanishes
1979 Another Book 63
Unknown Single Hand Knotting secret rubber band
1979 Elastrix 27
Alessandro de Luca Cone of Power three scarfs with different colors, selected one has a knot
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1309
Keith Davies Silken Shade
1980 The Talon (Issue 6) 71
Ken Brooke Method for "The Untying Silk" self-untying knot
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 75
Ken Brooke Knot-Out knotting method for Sympathetic Silks
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 79
Unknown Not A Knot No. 63
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 77
Unknown The Appearing Knot No. 64, one-handed
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 78
Karl Fulves Transposition No. 65, traveling knot, two handkerchiefs
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 79
Unknown The Knot Paradox No. 66, knot in handkerchief without letting go of the ends
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 80
Unknown The Second Paradox No. 67, knot in handkerchief without letting go of the ends, without table
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 81
Unknown The Third Paradox No. 68, impossible knot in handkerchief
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 82
Edwin Tabor Fourth-Dimensional Hanks No. 71, two silks are tied together in center and come apart
Also published here 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 85
Ron Fredrick The Babushka Routine five phase routine with dissolving knots and a large handkerchief, final one is through neck
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 7
Pavel Loch-Blendo knots in handkerchiefs are removed, handkerchiefs with holes are placed in paper tube and transform into one big handkerchief with lots of holes
1983 Neue Magische Ideen 11
Nelson Lyford, R. Waddell Die Knotenlosen Knoten silk knot routine with change bag
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 154
Jack Mitzman, Henry Hovalka, Martin Gardner All Good Things silk and rope release
May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 915
Karl Norman Knot Again Slydini's Knotted Silk handling
Sep. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 965
Harry Baron Der Goldin'sche Tüchertrick
Also published here
  • Magic Info, May/June 1976
Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 86
Karrell Fox Silknot
Jan. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1009
Unknown Sympathetic Silks (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Unknown Slip Knot
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 26
Unknown Splitting Knots one knot on a silk becomes two, good luck with the illustrations
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 24
Unknown Silk Moves
  • Unknotting Silk
  • Knot That Isn't
shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 27
Jean Hugard Tuchknoten & andere Spielereien collection of silk knot effects and flourishes, stretching silk
  • 1. Ein Tuch in die Länge ziehen
  • 2. Das nicht zu verknotende Tuch
  • 3. Ein beidhändiger Blitzknoten
  • 4. Zwei Blitzknoten
  • 5. Die Vereinigungs-Knoten
  • 6. Der Arm-Blitzknoten
  • 7. Ein einhändiger Blitzknoten
  • 8. Fliegende Knoten
  • 9. Einhand-Knoten mit zwei Tüchern
  • 10. Ein-Hand-End-Knoten
  • 11. Drei-Tücher-Blitzverknotung
  • 12. Doppel-Schleifen-Knoten
  • 13. Die verschwindenden Schleifen-Knoten
  • 14. Verschwindende Knoten
  • 15. Ein Tuch mit sieben Enden
  • 16. Zwei Knoten aus einem
  • 17. Ein magisches Auffädeln
  • 18. Tuch durch Bein
  • 19. Die Stanley Collins' Variante
  • 20. Das Schlagen eines Knotens ohne Loslassen der Enden
  • 21. Das sich selbst entkontende Tuch
  • 22. Ein nützlicher Knoten
  • 23. Das schwebende Tuch
  • 24. Das Heimkehrer-Tuch
  • 25. Das Herumwirbeln eines Tuches
  • 26. Ein Geschicklichkeits-Trick
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 175
Karl Norman, Edward Marlo But Knot For Me dissolving knot, credit correction on page 1307
Aug. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 1244
Pedro Eine humorvolle Routine mit dem Changierbeutel handkerchief penetration, then they knot inside a changing bag
1986 Gimmick (Issue 2) 4
Unknown Der Falsche Knoten
1986 Gimmick (Issue 2) 6
Unknown Twist Away Knot
1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic — Part One 12
Karl Fulves, Slydini Dissolvo two silks tied together untie in glass
Also published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic — Part Two 39
Karl Fulves Q-dini performer's wrists knotted with handkerchief, he turns and he's free, then knotted again
Inspired by
  • item in Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic"
Related toAlso published here
1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic — Part Two 45
Patrick Page The Untying Handkerchief slowly untying
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 42
Patrick Page The Untying Knot with a Reel knot slowly untying in a handkerchief
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 44
James Hodges Me, Knot You! do as i do knot routine
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 14
Karl Fulves Sympathetic Silks chapter intro
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 76
Edward Bagshawe Think Alike No. 29, three silks halfway in paper bag, chosen one receives a knot
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 76
Harlan Tarbell Sympathetic Silks No. 30
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 80
Unknown Twist Away Knot
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 83
Karl Fulves Square-Knot Secrets chapter intro
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 94
Unknown The Square Knot No. 32
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 94
Unknown Teach In No. 33, two silks tied together untie in paper bag
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 97
Karl Fulves, Slydini Dissolvo No. 34, two silks tied together untie in glass
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 99
Sid Miller, Sol Hirsh Switch Over No. 35, two handkerchiefs tied together, third brought to them, two other handkerchiefs are tied now
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 102
Dr. Jacob Daley Releaso No. 36, three handkerchiefs are knotted together and the two knots placed in a glasses, knots dissolve
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 106
Karl Fulves Instanto No. 37, performer's wrists knotted with handkerchief, he turns and he's free, then knotted again
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 110
Karrell Fox "No Not" fairly knot tied vanishes
1988 My Latest Book 26
Charlie Edwards Edwards' Schmelzende Knoten
Also published here Feb. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3) 117
Unknown False Knot for Sympathetic Silks
Feb. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3) 118
Unknown Der Schwindelknoten
Feb. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3) 120
Patrick Page Das sich selbst entknotende Tuch slowly untying
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 58
Patrick Page Das Knotenlösen mit dem Ringzieher knot slowly untying in a handkerchief
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 59
Tenkai Ishida, Joe Berg Joe Berg and Tenkai's Silk Knot Vanish Tenkai's handling of the Berg Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Berg Knot" (Here's New Magic, 1937)
Related to
1988 The Scents of Sophistication 9
Tenkai Ishida Vanishing Silk Knot with recounting of a Tenkai performance
Related to 1988 The Thoughts of Tenkai 1
Joe Berg, Dai Vernon Joe Berg Knot
1989 Seminarheft 6
Aldo Colombini Poppy knot in rope slides from one end to the other, changes color, slides again and when opened it is found to be part of the rope
Related to
  • Pavel's "Acrobatic Knot"
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 3
Arturo de Ascanio Nuevo Desanudamiento de Pañuelos version for Goldin Silks
Also published here
  • "A.M.A." N° 12, 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 130
Jack Miller Knot Trick untieing, thread, very brief note
1994 More Greater Magic 1247
William Larsen Das Taschentuch mit den 7 Ecken seven-cornered handkerchief
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 165
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Separating Knots two ropes together are knotted, knots separated, with Single Rope Variation, With Silks
Related to 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 196
Pavel Neue Tuch-Verkettung three methods for knotted silks, magnetic, with tube, paper cone and glasses
1995 M wie Magie 14
Jimmy Grippo Grippo's Wish kind of Slydini's Silks with one silk
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 257
Yuji Yamamoto Neue Kristallröhre three handkerchiefs are knotted together when placed in transparent tube
1996 Ideen von Yuji Yamamoto 20
Alexander de Cova Master Silk Routine
Inspired byVariations 1997 Seminarunterlagen 1997 1
Billy McComb At Homb with McComb - Sympathetic Silks
1997 Virtual Foolery 19
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Handkerchief performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairs
Inspired by
  • Hatton & Plate's "Magicians' Tricks and How They Are Done"
  • Stanyon's Magic, August 1913, Vol. 13 No. 11
Related to
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
Billy McComb The Knot
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
John Hamilton Tuch und Ringzieher-Zauberei knot vanish handlings with reel
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 70
Alexander de Cova Improved Master Silk Routine
  • Die verbesserte Variante
Inspired byVariations 1998 Secrets No. 2 11
Kurt Weiss Alleged Mob Ties "A no-gaff untying silk routine"
chosen silk unknots itself and falls from rope
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 92
Ken Brooke Das sich selbst entknotende Tuch self-untying knot
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3) 118
Ken Brooke Knoten-Beseitigung knotting method for Sympathetic Silks
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3) 121
Karl Fulves Ghost Knot four handkerchiefs in paper bag, one with a knot, finger ring borrowed and tossed in bag, ring now inside knot, dummy and switch
1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 14
William Larsen, Rudolf Braunmüller Fatima routine with one handkerchief
  • Das wachsende Tuch
  • Der verschwindende Knoten
  • Der Einhandknoten
  • Stab durch Tuch
  • Tuch durch Stab
  • Fatima (puppet from handkerchief)
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4&5) 182
Charlie Miller, Ron Bauer Left-Handed Hank knot dissolves
Inspired by 2001 Left-Handed Hank 1
Charlie Miller A Left-Handed Hank Has Seven Corners performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairs
Related to 2001 Left-Handed Hank 11
Unknown The Right-Handed Knot
2001 Left-Handed Hank 21
Unknown The Left-Handed Knot
2001 Left-Handed Hank 23
Tom Gaddis The Right-Handed Knot Variation
2001 Left-Handed Hank 25
Unknown The One-Step Slipknot for the Seven Corners
2001 Left-Handed Hank 26
Karl Fulves Turnaround Silk "Problems"
ring held in mouth, silk between hands, performer turns around and now silk is knotted with ring in center, then condition reverses again, posed as a problem
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 153
Unknown The Instantaneous Knot
Related toAlso published here 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 163
Kurt Weiss Ghost Detector red and white silk tied together, they untie by themselves, apple in paper bag transforms into two oranges, rubber apple
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 204
Alexander de Cova Master Silks further improvement
Inspired by 2002 Homemade Magic 32
Charles Waller The Aerial Knot silk thrown up and caught, knot appeared
Also published here
  • "For Magicians Only"
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 265
Ron Bauer Four Squares and a Knot sympathetic silks with only four silks and one knot, observation test presentation
2003 Four Squares and a Knot 2
Ron Bauer Some History... credit information
2003 Four Squares and a Knot 11
Ron Bauer A Sympathetic Count false count with silks already knotted
2003 Four Squares and a Knot 12
Ron Bauer A Sympathetic Knot
2003 Four Squares and a Knot 14
Juan Bernat Un Nudo en el Aire knot appears in handkerchief
Also published here
  • "Un Nudo en el Aire" in Juan Bernat's "Manipulaciones"
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 130
David Kaye The Crystal Tube Three silks placed into clear tube, come out knotted together (Tenyo trick)
2005 Seriously Silly 70
Joe Berg, Dai Vernon Joe Berg Knot
2006 Compilation 40
Stewart James Sefalaljia One-man miniature spirit cabinet

Phase one: ball and glass placed in cabinet. When cabinet opened, ball is magically inside the glass now
Phase two: Handkerchief tossed inside the cabinet knots itself
Phase three: Finger ring of spectator magically threads onto a piece of rope that has both ends outside of the cabinet
Phase four: cigar placed inside the cabinet lights up and smokes itself
Phase five: Bottle of milk placed inside cabinet, liquid slowly disappears
Related toAlso published here 2007 The Essential Stewart James 31
Trevor Lewis Three Little Words knot and silk routine, humorous presentation
2009 Routines Matter 159
Alexander de Cova Der Meister-Tuchtrick latest version
2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Patrick Page, Charlie Edwards The Knotted Handkercheifs Slydini silks
2011 Magic Page by Page 320
Doug Edwards G.W. Hunter Knot Handling with a ring
2013 Nukes 126
Johnny Thompson Unprepared Serpentine Silk knot vanishes with a snap
Inspired by
  • an item from Keith Clark
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 233
Ignacio López El Misterio de los Pañuelos Simpáticos three phases, with a glass
Also published here 2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 37
Unknown Square Knot
2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 39
Ignacio López The Fade-Away Double Knot Variation
Inspired by 2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 47
Ignacio López Sympathetic Silks three phases, with a glass
Also published here 2019 On Parlour Magic 16
Unknown Square Knot false knot
2019 On Parlour Magic 17
Ignacio López The Fade-Away Double Knot Variation
2019 On Parlour Magic 23