I found a set of sock needles at I think Fred Meyer, it's a set of aluminum DPNs in small sizes and ordered another set of smaller ones from JoAnn. DPNs may or may not be something you'd normally buy but if you could find them they might hold you over till you find what you want.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper