April 2001

Many people are intimidated by the concept of using double-pointed needles, since it requires coordination of not two but four (and even five) separate needles. The truth is, once you get the hang of them, DPNs are extremely easy and useful tools. Why go for DPNs? Double-pointed

Circular needles aren't actually circular – they're made up of a long strand of nylon cord with two short needles attached at either end. Because each end has a pointed needle, you don't have to stop at the end of a row and turn your work