Tulip Knitting Needles – Your Complete Guide

Premium quality Bamboo Tulip Knitting Needles are delight. Their highly rated knitting needles make knitting a more enjoyable experience. They’re made in Japan.

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I reviewed and updated this post on August 22, 2022.

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Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Tulip Carry C Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

Tulip Carry C Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

No tightening keys with these interchangeable bamboo knitting needles. The tip and cord are connected with a screw.

There’s a rubber ring on the cord keeping it from loosening. Grooves on the clasp to grip and turn with ease.

  • Needles – 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 and 13.
  • Lengths – 16″, 24″, 32″
  • Needle Tips – 3.75″
  • Notions – 1 adapter, 4 stoppers, 2 tapestry needles, 1 gauge with built-in yarn cutter, 1 case

The cable joins are smooth, and the bamboo knitting needles spin so the cables don’t come undone.

It’s compact and easy to throw into a project bag.

Be careful with the finer needles as they break.

CarryC Long Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

CarryC Long Interchangeable Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

A longer Tulip interchangeable needle set. The tip and cord are connected with a screw in system.

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

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

The cord spins in the medal connecter but never twists. Yarn slides over needles. The needles are marked with US/Metric.

It doesn’t include a smaller cable for 16″ projects.

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.

  • Sizes – US 2.5-17
  • Cord Lengths – 16″ (40cm), 24″ (60cm), 32″ (80cm), 40″ (100cm)
  • Needle Tips – 4.5″

The sharp needle tips make knitting comfortable, and the flexible cable is great for magic loop knitting.

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

Straight Bamboo Knitting Needles

Tulip Straight Bamboo Knitting Needles

It seems the straight versions in Tulip Needles aren’t available in US sizing and only in the metric system.

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

  • Sizes – 2mm – 12mm
  • 25/35cm

A smooth surface. The finer needles could break if mishandled.

Straight Wooden Needles

Tulip Wooden Knitting Needles

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

  • Sizes – #19 – 9″

Where Are Tulip Needles Made?

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

They manufacture knitting needles, sewing needles, customized needles, knitting and needlework accessories. The company prides themselves on innovation and commitment to premium quality.

Comparable Products To Consider

If you want the same qualities in a needle, but in metal, see my post on Chiaogoo Needles here.

Though a small range of products, they have excellent craftsmanship, attention to detail, and quality materials.

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

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  1. are the shorter and longer tips interchangeable
    if I bought a set of 3.75″ and wanted to buy some sizes of the 4.5″ tips could I use them with the cables in the short set?

    • Hi Robyn. I’ve been in touch with the Tulip company in Japan. They suggested that you ask the store where you purchased your Tulip needles to see if they can order in a replacement. These are the details given by Tulip – The article number of CarryC Long Interchangeable Bamboo Knitting Needles US#5 (3.75mm) is “TP1247”. I’ve researched online to see if any online stores offer replacements but no luck yet. I’ll let you know if I do. Cheers Jodie

    • Hi Taura. The Tulip Carry C Long cords are just your standard clear plastic cord. It’s unlikely that they will kink because of the unique way the needle tip swivels independently of the cable. Cheers Jodie


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