286 entries in Rope / Knot Effects
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
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
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 138
Tom Sellers The Triple Chefalo Knot dissolving loop knot
1935 Quick Tricks 7
Joseph H. Fries The Mystic Necktie
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 213
Tom Sellers The Jumping Ring knotted ring jumps to another knot
Related to 1939 Scots Magic 13
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 209
Unknown The Vanishing Ring on Tring knot-ring vanishes from rope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 144
Walter B. Gibson The Furloined Rope Trick removing knots from rope
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Three Knots in a Rope three knots appear, one disappears, one is untied, one is taken off
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 339
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Jumping Knot knot jumpes from one position on rope to another
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 342
Unknown Self-Untying Rope thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 349
Unknown The Phantom Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 353
Unknown Hindu Knots knots appear and disappear
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 355
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot disappearing knots
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
Unknown A Novel Knot Steal stealing a knotted on knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 362
Tom Fitzgerald "Take It Off" knot is slid on rope then taken off
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Unknown Slip Knot
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Unknown An Easy False Knot
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 85
Dr. Zina Bennett Nifty Knots knots appear in rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 96
Unknown Vanishing Knot Flourishes five methods
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 99
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot knot without letting go of the ends
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 101
Joseph H. Fries Physician's Rope three part rope routine
  • the mystic necktie
  • a sailor's rope
  • rope riting
1945 My Best 240
Joseph Keen Slip Knot
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 350
Harvey P. Graham Snapping a Knot one-handed
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
J. B. Bobo Knots to You "J. S. Bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
Francis J. Rigney Knots on Two Ropes at Once one-handed knot with both hands
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
J. B. Bobo Throwing a Knot
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 120
J. B. Bobo Knots to You rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off
1947 Watch This One! 121
Laurie Ireland Tying and Untying Knots in a Cord without Letting Go of the Ends one and two knots
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 3
U. F. Grant Knots in Paper Sack spectators make many knots in rope, it is held in paper bag with top visible, knots vanish
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 9
Unknown Chinese "Chefalo" Knot using cloth tape
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 285
Tony Lopilato The Tony Lopilato Knot dissolving knot
Variations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 323
Charles Roltare The Double Knotter appearance of two knots
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 326
Jack Yeager The Appearing Knot
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 19
Slydini Knots
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 778
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 203) 812
John Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 856
Norman Houghton Laundry on the Line two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 37
George "Cub" Bahr Rope Knots one handed and two handed knots
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 24
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 106
Slydini Knots impossible knot
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 81
John Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 87
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 155
Jack Miller Sliding Knot
Also published here 1957 26 Originals 4
Martin Gardner Knotty Problems
  • The Impossible Knot
  • Knot Box
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 368) 299
Everett Lyda Knot Routine
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 41
Nate Leipzig Double-Trible Knot two and knots are made at the same time
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 79
Dino Mazza The Silk on the Rope handkerchief appears knotted on rope
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 384) 363
John Benzais The Secret of Gorius Gordius, knot vanishes and reappears while spectator hold both ends
1967 The Best of Benzais 55
Raymond Hafler Travelling Ring ring knotted on rope jumps to two other knots
Related to 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 44
Arthur Setterington The Indian Rope Trick knot disappears twice in rope and appears again, story of the indian rope trick
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 7
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
  • cut & restored
  • Disappearing Knot
  • Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 353
Horace E. Bennett Flying Knot knot jumps off the rope into air
Related to Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 363
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot
Variations Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Pavel The Knot Off the Rope knot is shot off with a gun
1970ca. Successful Magic 13
Pavel Newspaper Knotting II newspaper cone, rope and knot thrown into it, knot found on rope, repeated with different colored knot
1970ca. Successful Magic 15
Pavel Encore the Silk in the Knot handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck
1970ca. Successful Magic 21
Karl Fulves The Left-Handed Knot comedy rope routine with two spectators and ring, woman can free rope from ring and man cannot
  • Handling of the Knot
  • Outline of the Routine
  • The Psychic Release
see also p. 676 for anecdote
Related to May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 421
Dick Jarrow Knot-So as Richard Jarrow, knot around tube dissolves
Variations 1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 16) 78
Sid Lorraine The Tubey Knot different knot, with tube
Inspired by 1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 22) 109
Harlan Tarbell Sympathetic Ropes two ropes in bowls, knots travel
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 150
Harlan Tarbell Zip-Over Rope Mystery knotted and unknotted piece of rope change place
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 153
Mike Tannen Sliding & Vanishing Knot
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 381
Arthur Setterington Chinese Rope Routine story routine about Confucius and a magician
  • appearance of a knot
  • one handed knot
  • dissolving and appearing knots
  • to "dissolve" a knot
  • to make two knots appear
  • the appearance of two knots
  • to tie a knot in a rope without letting go of the ends of the rope
  • to cause a number of knots to appear
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 31
Flip Hallema Knot Able knot routine, different false and flourish knots
1972 Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 5
Robert E. Neale New Hunter Knot never-letting-go-knot, string
Also published here Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 597
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole
Inspired by
  • "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
Also published here
May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 619
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch No More Tangles Chefalo knot variation, presentation of knot vanish
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 83) 412
Karl Fulves Knot Possible knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phases
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 746
Conrad C. Bush Complete Circle three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one rope
Related to Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 784
Slydini On The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 867
Stewart Judah Judah's Version of Hunter's Bow Knot with a ring
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 28
Phil Willmarth Hunter Knot Spin Off with Hunter's Bow Knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 29
Milbourne Christopher Chefalo Knot Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 31
Phil Willmarth, Burling Hull Pull the Knot & Ring Off
Related to
  • J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2" P. 227
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 34
Flip Hallema Flip's Knot Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 35
Flip Hallema Flip's Ring in Knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 36
Phil Willmarth The Impossible Knot and Ring without letting go of ends
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 38
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 39
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it On
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 41
Dick Jarrow, Phil Willmarth The "Scissors" Release
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 42
Dick Jarrow Single Ring Double-Knotted
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 45
Phil Willmarth, Verne Chesbro Thru-The-Hole On ring is pulled in open knot
Related to
  • J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 47
Dick Jarrow Satin's Knot and Ring Thru ring is pulled in open knot
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 49
Peter Warlock Android Two On
Related to
  • Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 50
Peter Warlock Android On
Also published here
  • Peter Warlock's "Warlock's Way"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 51
Dick Jarrow, Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth Deejay Knot On including the variations Backward Deejay, Forward Deejay and the Swinging Deejay
Related to 1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 54
Dick Jarrow Deejay Rope / Silk Pull Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 58
David Berglas Knot Magic on knot effects
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 23
David Berglas Knot-Knot an instant double-knot
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 24
David Berglas Knot Now instant knot, one-handed
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 27
David Berglas Assorted Knots Monkey Knots
  • Triple Knot
  • Up-Knot Down-Knot
  • No Knot
  • Knot Over Monkey Puzzle
  • Instant Noose
  • Noose with One Knot
  • Noose with Knot-Knot
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 29
Jerry Mentzer Improved Kavorting Kords knot in red rope and knot in white rope transpose and back, then knots are slid off and vanish
1976 Second Lecture 6
Unknown The Appearing Knot flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1976 The Big Book of Magic 135
Unknown The Fake Appearing Knot
1976 The Big Book of Magic 136
Unknown The Impossible Appearing Knot without letting go of the ends
1976 The Big Book of Magic 138
Unknown Spirit Knots multiple knots appear on rope, in bag
1976 The Big Book of Magic 142
Karl Fulves Not a Knot simple false knot
1977 The Magic Book 49
Karl Fulves, Joseph H. Fries, Elmer Applegit Subtract a Knot knot vanishes from rope
1977 The Magic Book 50
G. W. Hunter Hunter's Impossible Knot without letting go of the ends
1977 The Magic Book 50
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher Knot Possible three phases, knot routine with loop of ring, knot comes off at the end
1977 The Magic Book 114
Slydini The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 117
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot idea of doing it with different colored silks on page 192, another handling by Michael Sondermeyer on page 444
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 149
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration
Also published here 1978 The Sliding Knot and Restoration Supreme 5
Horace E. Bennett The Amazing, Jumping, Flying, Sliding Knot knot jumps, slides and is picked off, then cut and restored rope
Inspired by
  • George Sands' "Ropesation"
Related to
1978 On Your Feet 17
Steve Beam The Ringer ring is caught in knot, one handed
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 1
Slydini Slydini's Rope Knots knot appears at end of rope multiple times
Variations 1979 The Magical World of Slydini 22
Herb Zarrow Pendulum Knot knot shaken into rope with one hand
1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 1
Slydini One-Hand Knot
1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 13
Karl Fulves Contest Rope (extra sheet)
two ropes tied together on both ends, contest with spectator who unties quicker, performer's knot vanishes, making one rope
Inspired by 1979 The Chronicles (Issue ) 2
Karl Fulves The Sliding Knot credit information
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 32) 126
Karl Fulves Knot A Knot spectator makes number of knots and lays rope onto shoulder of performer, number of knots divined
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Karrell Fox Much Ado About Knotting borrowed watch tossed into knot
1979 Another Book 255
Blair Bowling Sliding Knot, Plus magnet gaffed version
Inspired by Jan. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 294
David Lederman No Knot dissolving knot
Aug. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 376
Sixten Beme Crazy Rope sliding knot, then ropes restore to one
May 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 483
Warren Stephens Warren Stephens' Helicopter Knot knot wobbles down on rope into hand
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 18
Jim Ryan Bow Tie Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 19
G. W. Hunter Shoelace Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 22
Peter Marshall Grab A Bight dissolving knot
Feb. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 594
John Mueller Double Girth False Knot
June 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 645
Jack Mitzman "I Believe" dissolving knot around rolled piece of paper
Oct. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 689
Ron Fredrick The Babushka Routine five phase routine with dissolving knots and a large handkerchief, final one is through neck
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 7
Tom Craven What? A Knot? convincing false knot with gimmicked rope
Apr. 1983 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
Also published here 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 27
Kevin Justice No Tie Knot false knot
Also published here 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 30
Gary Ouellet The Blowaway Knot false knot with string
1983 The Homing Ring 5
John Brown Slydinknot slip knot
Inspired byVariations 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 600
Stephen Tucker Christmas Cord Knot Again
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 615
Pavel Hopper Knoten four different colored ropes, knot from rope jumps on others and is opened on last rope
Related to
  • Pavel's Fantastic Knot
1983 Neue Magische Ideen 2
Tony Lopilato "Pinch" Knot
Aug. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 956
R. C. Buff Hitch A Spectator several knots quickly united behind back
Related to 1984 Magic from the Parade #1 8
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in rope
Also published here 1984 Magic from the Parade #1 13
Phil Willmarth New One Hand Knot - With Ring
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 14
Jan Torell Das Knotenseil knot in rope visibly vanishes, metal hook
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 21
Dick Koornwinder Naughty Knot knots appear and jump, fake knots, knot at elastic
1984 Diverting Kreations 11
Ray Hyman The Zoellner Phenomenon knot appears in cord while ends are held together
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 92
Danny Korem Figure-Eight for Connoisseurs flourish knot without letting go of the ends
1985 Korem without Limits 107
Danny Korem Pluck Knot knot plucked off rope
1985 Korem without Limits 110
Tony Lopilato Ghost Knots forming false knot with one hand
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1193
Tommy Wonder The Dissolving Knot wire gimmick
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Jack Miller Sliding Slip Knot
Also published here 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 2
Karl Fulves Harness Hitch comment on a supposed slip knot
Related to
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 9
Arthur Carlsen An elusive knot disappearing knot
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 13
Milbourne Christopher Vanishing Square Knot
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 14
Karl Fulves Little One unequal ropes, knotted, knot slides to other end and back, one rope shrinks in process, performed at table
Inspired byRelated to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 15
Karl Fulves Sliding Reference credit information on sliding knot
Related to
  • "The Sliding Knot" (Tom Hubbard, Ireland's Yearbook, 1969/70)
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 25
Karl Fulves Ricochet Knot rope knotted into loop, held between hands, knot jumps from lower strand to upper strand and then off
Inspired by 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 28
Karl Fulves Rope Notes notes on rope effects, rope knot prediction in fortune cookies
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part II 29
Martin Gardner, Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Knot dissolving knots routine
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher's Square Knot (Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1958)
Related to
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 30
Unknown Knot Conversion "to change a reef or square knot into two overhand knots, and to change these back again"
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part II 35
Karl Fulves Here Spot lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Related toAlso published here 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 37
Ronald J. Dayton Ring of Beauty effect by Karl Fulves, rope ring slid on rope, rope pulled, rope ring becomes smaller and then jumps off rope
Related to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 43
Martin Gardner Las Vegas Knot knot appears or not
Related toAlso published here
  • Scientific American, September 1983
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 58
Karl Fulves Loophole betting game, loop in rope, becomes knot or not
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part III 59
Karl Fulves Gremlin Tube rope around cardboard tube, knot tied outside vanishes and appears inside tube
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part III 62
Karl Fulves Telepathic Tube rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part III 65
Karl Fulves Wrap Around rope tied around cardboard tube, it releases itself
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part III 68
Karl Fulves Rope Work knot effects
  • Overtime Ending
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1401
Bill Wisch Secret Knot knot secretly tied when rope is given from one hand to the other
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1414
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot with two ropes
Also published here 1988 Creative Secrets No. 1 20
Francis Martineau The Smoke and Forget Me Knot false knot with rope
1989 The Knot Collector 4
Phil Willmarth The Portable Knot (Two-Handed Tony Lopilato Knot) complicated dissolving knot bundle
Inspired byRelated to 1989 The Knot Collector 6
Wilfred Sellten Satin's Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 8
Unknown The Harpoon Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 10
Phil Willmarth The Fisherman's Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 12
Unknown The William Tell Knot flourish knot
Related to 1989 The Knot Collector 14
Phil Willmarth The Robin Hood Knot flourish knot, follow up for Robin Hood Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 16
G. W. Hunter The Bow or Shoelace Knot false knot
1989 The Knot Collector 18
J. B. Bobo, Phil Willmarth The Strike Knot (Throwing a Knot) flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1989 The Knot Collector 21
Unknown The One Hand Knot
1989 The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The Acrobat knot appears in rope
Also published here 1989 The Knot Collector 23
Phil Willmarth The High Diver flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 24
Phil Willmarth The Cowboy Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 25
Unknown The Peddler's or Traveling Knot knot is moved on rope
1989 The Knot Collector 26
Flip Hallema, Phil Willmarth The Model T Ford Knot flourish one-handed cud
1989 The Knot Collector 29
Phil Willmarth The Airplane Knot flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 31
Pavel The High Flying Knot rope tossed in the air, flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 33
Phil Willmarth The Willmarth Snap Knot (Throwing a Loop) one-handed flourish knot
1989 The Knot Collector 34
Herb Zarrow The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot flourish knot
Also published here
  • Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "Close-Up Folio" No.12 /1979
1989 The Knot Collector 36
Al Forsythe The Scissor Knot knot puzzle
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 33) 593
Karl Fulves The Overhand Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 4
Unknown The Basic Overhand Knot No. 1, no effect
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 4
Unknown Slide Off No. 2, knot vanishes
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 5
Unknown Betcha Knot No. 3, spectator cannot tie a knot the same way the magician can
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 6
Karl Fulves, Milbourne Christopher Triple Knots No. 4, three knots appear in rope
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 8
Unknown Dissolving Double Knot No. 5, two ropes tied together, spectator pulls tight, yet rope are separated by performer
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 9
Unknown The Captive Knot No. 6, knot tied in rope, then ends tied together, performer can still untie first knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 10
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot No. 7, slip knot transformed into overhand knot, then rope becomes linked to performer's jacket buttonhole
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 13
Karl Fulves The Slip Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 17
Unknown Quick Slip Knot No. 8
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 17
Unknown Slippery Knot No. 9, slip knot transformed into overhand knot while spectator holds ends
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 18
Unknown Name a Number No. 11, rope coiled in hand, spectator names small number, that number of knots appear in rope
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 22
Unknown Convertible Knot No. 12, slip knot that can convert into overhand knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 24
Jack Miller Miller's Sliding Knots No. 14, knot slides from one end to the other
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 28
Karl Fulves The Square Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 34
Unknown Basic Square Knot No. 15
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 34
Unknown The Granny Knot No. 16
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 36
Unknown Half a Square No. 18, knot appears in rope under impossible conditions with the ends tied
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 38
Milbourne Christopher Square-Knot Paradox No. 21, square knot dissolves when pulled, repeated
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 44
Karl Fulves Special Effects chapter intro, knot effect
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 47
Unknown Pop-Off Knot No. 22, knot flies off rope when pulled
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 47
Unknown The Fake Knot No. 23, knot slid off rope, shown and pocketed
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 48
Unknown Sliding Knot No. 24, two ropes knotted, knot slides to one side, ropes unknotted and now of different length
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 50
Karl Fulves Here, Spot! No. 25, lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 51
Karl Fulves Flourish Knots chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 54
Unknown Throw Knot No. 26
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 54
Unknown One-Hand Knot No. 27
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 55
Karl Fulves Self-Taught Ropes No. 28, two ropes put over shoulders of spectator, a knot appears behind his back on each rope, secret one-handed knotting
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 56
Karl Fulves One-Hand Figure 8 No. 29, different one-handed knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 57
Unknown Fake Unknot No. 30, knot apparently untied, but still there
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 58
C. D. Oeloff The Double Knot No. 31, two knot appear in rope
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 60
Dr. Zina Bennett, Senor Charles Mardo, Stewart Judah, John Braun Double-Ring Ceremony No. 32, two borrowed finger-rings put on rope, a knot appears around each
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 61
Karl Fulves Dissolving Knots chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 65
Unknown Not Knot No. 33, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 65
Unknown Dissolve No. 34, dissolving knot
Related to 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 66
Unknown Pull-Away Knot No. 35
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 68
Unknown Posi-Negative Knots No. 36, two knots made, rope shaken, both vanish
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 69
Unknown Pretzel Knot No. 37, knot vanishes when pulled tight
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 70
Milbourne Christopher, Dr. Zina Bennett, Karl Fulves Triplicity No. 38, routine, three knots appear, one vanishes, one is untied and one is pulled off
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 72
Roger Penrose The Penrose Knot No. 39, several knots in rope, spectator choses one, rope is pulled and all vanish except chosen one
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 75
Dr. Weiner, Karl Fulves Knot at All No. 45, knot tied in rope, spectator cuts knot off, restoration, knot reappears
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 89
Karl Fulves The Hunter Knot chapter intro
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 99
G. W. Hunter A Possible Impossibility No. 47, knot without letting go of the ends
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 99
Unknown Fooling the Expert No. 48, giving the ends to spectator in the middle of Hunter knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 101
Robert E. Neale Neale's Knot No. 49, Hunter knot variation
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 102
Unknown Double Cross No. 50, Hunter knot variation in which ends are secretly switched
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 103
Unknown Hunter Killer No. 51, knot without letting go of ends, preparation
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 105
Karl Fulves Spirit Knots No. 55, rope and ring put in paper bag, three knots appear in rope and ring is tied in chosen knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 114
Robert E. Neale The Hanging No. 57, one spectator is murderer, chosen with cards, noose tied from rope, it tightens only at guilty spectator
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 120
Unknown Fourth-Dimension Knot No. 63, rope tied between both wrists of performer, he makes a knot when out of sight
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 132
Stephen Tucker The Knot Key Sliding Knot
Variations Apr. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 4) 1918
Stephen Tucker Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Sep. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 9) 1975
Aldo Colombini Hit false knot handling
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 4
Aldo Colombini Slip knot sliding along rope and finally jumps off the rope
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 6
Aldo Colombini Sliding Color-Changing Knot
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2139
Doug Edwards No Knot now based on the Girth Knot
Jan. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 1) 2026
John Rubino Three Knots
Aug. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2247
Harlan Tarbell How to Tie a Square Knot
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 160
Michael Close Patter for Pavel's "Fantastic Knot" presentation
1993 Workers Number 3 37
Karl Fulves Untangled knot disappears
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 6
Karl Fulves Wuffle Tube knot vanishes when placed in paper tube
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 22
Steve Beam Biographical Rope humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 2
Kevin Justice No Tie Knot
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 4
Karl Fulves Ends Meet "a sliding knot trick"
Inspired by 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 7) 82
Joe Berg, Martin Gardner Knot from Nowhere & Variations thing where you don't let go of ends and still make knots
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 191
Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Knot Scam puzzle
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 194
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 Das flinke Seil ends of rope knot by themselves, cut rope is restored, magnetic
1995 M wie Magie 16
Pavel Das Rätsel des gelben Knotens Pavel's Fantastic Knot, different method, magnetic
1995 M wie Magie 28
Felix Farrell Pure Rope rope is cut several times with fingers and is then restored again, multi-phase routine
Inspired by
  • George Sands' "Sandsational Rope"
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 51
Paul Harris Strange-O circle of loose knot in a piece of string is magically removed
1996 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 part
Inspired by
  • Pavel's Fantastic Knot
  • Daryl Martinez' Amazing Acrobatic Knot
1996 Miracle Material 97
Rajneesh Madhok Bachelor's Thread Threading the Needle with appearing ring climax
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 2) 10
Doug Edwards Scissors Into Knot Scissors thrown towards knot, gets linked on the knot
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 127
Karl Fulves Knot There "Unsolved Mysteries"
Hunter knot mentioned (without letting go), knot is in tie instead, posed as a problem
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 146
Dai Vernon Bow & Arrow Knot flourish knot in which one end shoots through a loop, repeated with smaller loops
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 8) 99
Arthur Ward Knots by Mail rope appears in envelope, then it is pulled through the envelopes and knots appear
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 168
Karl Fulves Watch The Watch "Unsolved Mysteries"
performed one-handed, ring put on rope, one-handed knot made, ring vanished, posed as a problem
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 178
Ronnie Lee X-Ray Mind different ropes on board with hooks, performer holds rope and duplicates magically the condition of the selected ropes via color change, appearing knots, and so on
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 52
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe Mexican Handcuffs rope around spectator's wrist tightens in unusual way
Related toAlso published here
  • Genii
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 73
Aldo Colombini The Chinese Purse chinese coin vanish and appears on rope between two knots
2000 Standing Room Only 2
Aldo Colombini The Slip Knot
2000 Standing Room Only 3
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 370
John Cornelius KnotSoTuff with two ropes
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 17
Alexander de Cova Jumpy-Knot knot visibly jumps off rope
2002 Homemade Magic 7
Al Baker Latest Rope Effect: The Sliding Knot
2003 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
2004 Random Acts of Magic 212
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 Act Two 179
Karl Fulves Knotornot
Inspired by
  • "To Tie a Knot on the Left Wrist Without Letting the Right Hand Approach it" (The Magician's Own Book, 1857)
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 84
J. W. Sarles A Rope Tale several knots tied in rope vanish, then cut & restored
Related to 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 159
Unknown The Knot of Enchantment Each end of a rope tied to each wrist, magician manages to tie a knot in the rope
Also published here
  • "The Knot of Enchantment" (Boy's World, 1915-16)
2007 The Essential Stewart James 3
Martin Gardner, Joseph K. Schmidt Riddle Rope knot appears or not
  • The Chefalo Phase
  • Schmidt's Fake Chefalo
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 265
Martin Gardner Berg-Hunter Knot not letting go of the ends
Variations 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 396
Karl Fulves Sting Theory not letting go of the ends
Inspired by 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 398
J. W. Sarles Knot To Be Found not letting go of the ends
Inspired by
  • "Berg Hunter Knot" (Here's New Magic, Joe Berg)
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 400
Joseph K. Schmidt Sliding Hunter Knot without letting go of ends
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 450
Joseph K. Schmidt, Karl Fulves Unglue extra knot taken off rope
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 452
Al Schneider With One Hand one-handed knot flourish
2011 Al Schneider Magic 215
Unknown Slip Knot with Finger Ring
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 55
Unknown Knot in Rope Bar Stunt
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue May 29) 153
Gene Anderson The Pajama Cord Trick rope cut into three pieces, lengths change and after ends are knotted it restores again
A. Performance
B. Props and set-up
C. Gene's script
2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 76
Gene Anderson Tying the "Pop" Knot knot jumps from rope when pulled
2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 86
Gene Anderson Knot Dr. Seuss big knot is formed, falls of rope and performer is left with short piece of rope, Pavel's Krazy Knot
A. Background and Credits
B. The poem
C. Gene's script
D. Materials and tools
F. Seuss book
2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 189