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Knotting a string (or handkerchief) with one
hand
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Start as in 1. Turn thumb down & hook
the part a over it (fig 2). Then bend 2
fingers down, nip b about [lower case beta], claw it through
the loop & jerk one end to partially tighten.
(W. Goldston. More Tricks &c. p35.)
String & Button-hole (trick)
Take a piece of string about 2 ft long.
& knot ends together. Pass it through a
button hole, letting it hand down in 2 bights.
Then, turning tips of fingers upmost, put R.H. X
& L.H. 4th finger tips in one loop & v.v. with
the other. One loop will overlap the other,
& be higher. The otherone (which should contain

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