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Old 03-10-2013, 01:36 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by knitcindy View Post
I would also recommend using SHORT needles with him. Sometimes it helps to do the cast-on for them, just to get them started with the actual "KNITTING" part of it.

If you think it would help, there's a dvd called "The Art of Knitting 4 Kids" that has a 6 year old boy doing the teaching. I've gotten this out of our local library.

hth, knitcindy
i was debating using a circular needle with a long cable, just so the needles themselves were small.

...unless someone can recommend a brand of needle that is short. all of my straight needles are too long for him.
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