A Wanderer

Created by Tom Storer, based on instructions published by Hiroshi Noguchi. In this simple but effective string trick a loop shifts from finger to finger, much like a wanderer drifting from place to place.

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Step 3 - Using the same technique, you can shift the loop from L2 to L3, then from L3 to L4, and from L4 to L5.

The trick is most effective when the half turn rotation is done quickly while the R hand is moving toward the L hand.