This effect is a favorite of Cardini. It is an interesting effect as silk is apparently rolled in the hands into a ball. It works nicely with a 13 inch silk and a 1-3/4 inch hollow billiard ball.
Have billiard ball palmed in left hand, keeping back of hand toward audience. Place silk over left hand and with right forefinger tuck center of silk into opening in ball. To audience it appears that you are merely tucking silk into left hand, Figure 28.
Place palm of right hand over silk and ball. Roll right hand around and around, pushing against silk and opening of ball. This motion works the silk into the ball, Figure 29, next page.
In doing this, turn your right side to audience so that your hands are held out at your left side. Do not get hands too far back, however, or people sitting at right side of audience will not see them.
When last end of silk is almost in, reverse ball and tuck end in with left forefinger, Figure 31. Then hold ball in left hand as in Figure 27, showing it to audience. Casually show right hand empty.
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