Originally Posted by Jan in CA
Generally I agree that "if it aint broke don't try to fix it", but you might find knitting in the round easier and more enjoyable to knit if you practice holding your needles different. Of course if you don't mind seams and seaming then it's really no problem.
I agree with Jan. In the interest of helping you look at other ways if you're interested:
(skip up to about 6 min. to see how he knits if you want to skip him casting on and joining)
There are lots of other videos if you don't like this one.