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Tulip Knitting Needles – Your Complete Guide – [2020 Update]

Premium quality Bamboo Tulip Knitting Needles are a knitter’s delight. Made in Japan by a company who focuses on providing excellent tools for knitters.

The features of their needles make knitting a more enjoyable experience.

Read my full review of these fabulous needles below.

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Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Tulip Carry C Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

Tulip Carry C Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

No need for any tightening keys with these interchangeable bamboo knitting needles. The tip and cord are connected with a screw in system done by hand.

There’s a little rubber ring at the base of cord keeping it from loosening when knitting. Grooves on the clasp to grip and turn with ease, making extra tools unnecessary to interchange your needle.

Features

  • Tulip Interchangeable needles included – 11 pairs of bamboo knitting needles Sharp Tips in 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 and 13.
  • Cord Lengths Included – 16 inch, 24 inch, and 32 inch.
  • Needle Tips are 3.75″ long
  • Notions Included – 1 adapter, 4 stoppers, 2 tapestry needles, 1 gauge with built-in yarn cutter, 1 case

Materials:

  • Needle: Bamboo, Nickel-plated Steel
  • Cable: Nylon, Nickel-plated Steel, Rubber
    Adapter: Aluminum
  • Stopper: Aluminum
  • Tapestry Needle: Nickel-plated Steel
  • Gauge: Plastic, Stainless Steel
  • Case: Polyurethane, Polyester

Pros

  • The cable joins are smooth.
  • The bamboo knitting needles spin so the cables don’t come undone from twisting.
  • The needle sizer has a thread cutter.
  • Compact and easy to throw into a project bag.
  • Lovely natural color

Cons

  • Be careful with the finer needles as they can break
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CarryC Long Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

CarryC Long Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

A longer tip version of the Tulip interchangeable needle set. The tip and the cord are connected with a screw in system done by hand.

Grooves on the clasp to grip and turn with ease – making tools unnecessary to interchange your needle. There’s a little rubber ring at the base of cord keeping it from loosening when knitting.

The rotary cable join helps the cable swivel and it never twists.

Features

  • Sizes Included – US 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11, & 13
  • Cord Lengths Included – 3 cables (20″, 24″, 32″)
  • Needle Tips Are 4.5″ Long
  • Notions Included – 1 adapter, 4 stoppers, 2 tapestry needles, 1 gauge with built-in yarn cutter, 1 case

Materials:

  • Needle: Bamboo, Nickel-plated Steel
  • Cable: Nylon, Nickel-plated Steel, Rubber
  • Adapter: Aluminum
  • Stopper: Aluminum
  • Tapestry Needle: Nickel-plated Steel
  • Gauge: Plastic, Stainless Steel
  • Case: Polyurethane, Polyester

Pros

  • Cord spins in the medal connecter it never twists.
  • Yarn slides over needles smoothly and never ‘catches’ where they join
  • All needles are marked with US and metric size

Cons

  • Doesn’t include a smaller cable for 16″ projects
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Tulip Knina Knitting Needles

Tulip Knina Knitting Needles
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These are sharp bamboo tips on a flexible swivel cord. They come in a range of sizes and lengths. The attention to detail and excellent craftsmanship makes the bamboo needle tips have a smooth connection.

Features

  • Sizes Available – US 2.5 to US 17
  • Cord Lengths Available – 16″ (40cm), 24″ (60cm), 32″ (80cm) and 40″ (100cm)
  • Needle Tips Are 4.5″ Long

Pros

  • Sharp needle tips make knitting comfortable
  • Exceptionally smooth cable-needle join
  • Rotary cable join prevents twisting
  • Flexible cable is great for magic loop knitting
  • Color can be light or dark

Materials

  • Needles: Bamboo
  • Join: Brass
  • Cable: Nylon

Cons

  • Don’t leave them where they may be sat on.

Straight Bamboo Knitting Needles

Tulip Straight Bamboo Knitting Needles
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It seems the straight versions in Tulip Needles aren’t available in US sizing and are only sized in the metric system.

The bamboo knobs on the end tell you what size it is.

Features

  • Needle Sizes Available – 2mm – 12mm
  • Total Needle Length – 25cm and 35cm

Pros

  • Very smooth surface

Cons

  • The finer needles could break if mishandled

Straight Wooden Needles

Tulip Wooden Knitting Needles
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These short, chunky Tulip Wooden Knitting Needles are super thick, ready to help you tackle your jumbo knitting projects.

Features

  • Needle Sizes Available – #19 – 9″ long (23cm x 15mm) and #19 – 15″ long (38cm x 15mm)

Pros

  • Great for chunky/jumbo yarn projects

Cons

  • Only available in the large size

Your Questions Answered

Where Are Tulip Needles Made?

Tulip Needles are made in Japan by the company Tulip Company Limited.

They manufacture, sell and export/import crochet hooks, knitting needles, sewing needles, customized needles, knitting and needlework accessories.

The company prides themselves on innovation and commitment to premium quality with all of their products. They’ve built a strong community of loyal customers over the years.

Though a smaller range of products, they make up for it with excellent craftsmanship, attention to detail, and quality materials.

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About Jodie Morgan

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