Tying a knot with one hand is a wonderful and effective technique that can be demonstrated at a party or with a small group of friends. This trick requires manual dexterity and precision.
Select the rope. Not all of them can be tied with one hand, so it is important not to make a mistake in your choice. The rope must be at least 50 cm long. It is better to tie a knot on a nylon rope, as it quickly and easily changes shape. Practice on the same piece so that the trick works well in front of the audience.
Stretch your fingers, do some light exercises. For example, clench and unclench your fists, make circular movements with your hands, etc. The success of the trick depends on the dexterity of hand movements.
Take a rope and fold it in half. Hold both ends in one hand. Please note that the ends should be positioned in a special way: one between the index and thumb, and the other between the index and middle. In this case, the ends of the rope should touch, forming a cross. The end that is sandwiched between the index and thumb will be in front of the other end, overlapping it.
Throw the rope up a little so that the middle section of the rope rises up. Then, quickly throw the first end of the rope into the loop with your index and thumb. The other end should remain in your hand. If done correctly and quickly enough, a knot will appear at the loose end of the rope. If the trick doesn't work the first time, don't despair, just try again.
Repeat the trick until you get really good at it. To learn how to effectively and beautifully tie a knot with one hand, you will have to practice a lot. Practice the trick regularly at home, developing dexterity and honing movements, and as a result, learn to perform it flawlessly.