To be honest, I have not yet knitted with these particular needles however, if the Addi Turbos are any indicator, I expect these will perform at least as well. I use my Turbos exclusively with my lace knitting, and the tips on these are just as pointy, which is just how I like to knit my socks. The joins feel just like they do on the Turbos, so that is also a selling factor for me. I primarily purchased these to learn how to knit two socks at a time, and I am pretty sure they will do the trick!
The pics are so representative of the actual product, I have never been disappointed. This purchase was admittedly for my stash, so I cannot address how it knits up, but I have worked w/Shepherd Sock, and it is gorgeous. I fully expect the same, if not more from Helen's Lace.
I made a cowl out of this. It is the softest, most squishiest neckwrap EVER. Can't wait for the first freeze! I will DEFINITELY buy more, not just for myself, but as gifts, since you can complete a cowl in a few short hours. Oh, and the colors don't suck! Enjoy!