The Rope Trick by Lloyd AlexanderLidi is a brilliant magician, able to perform all manner of astonishing illusions. But one trick eludes her, the greatest in the world: the rope trick. And only one person can teach it to her: the legendary magician Ferramondo. On her quest to find him, she joins up with Daniella, an orphan with true prophetic powers; a handsome outlaw with a price on his head; and a circus owner with a troupe of dancing pigs. But when Daniella is kidnapped by men who want to use her gift for their own ends, Lidi must abandon her quest and summon all of her resources&150and magic-working&150to save herself.
Threading the Needle Magic Trick
This rope trick will have your audience asking "how'd you do that? Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision Hold the two ends of the rope in your left hand. Take the middle of the rope and bring it up into your fist. As you place it into your first, secretly reach through the loop with your first finger and thumb right hand and grab a section of the rope from the end on the right. It should look like you brought the loop up into your first, when actually you switched it for a different loop.
The cut and restore rope trick is a magic effect in which the performer cuts a piece of rope usually tied into a knot which then appears to be magically restored. Sometimes the trick is done with a piece of string, a handkerchief, or a turban instead of an actual rope. There are many variations on the cut and restore rope trick, but most or all are variations on three basic methods. The first method involves using sleight of hand to make the viewers believe that the rope is being cut at the middle, but really it is being cut close to the end. The result is a piece of rope nearly as long as the original and the viewers won't notice the slight change in length.
In this street magic and illusion revealed video series, learn how to do rope magic tricks. Our expert magician will show you how to do the one handed knot trick, the three ropes to one trick, how to cut a rope in half and restore it, the ring and rope trick, and more. Get tip With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician Val Valentino revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. We see into the future…and you're in front of an audience wowing them with this cool trick!
The audience sees you count, one at a time, three ropes of different sizes. You point out a small rope, a medium one, and a long one. Then, apparently by magic, the three ropes change to three ropes of equal size, which you count again, one by one. How does it work? Read on to learn how to dazzle your friends with this simple illusion. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. This article has also been viewed 16, times.