Originally Posted by knitcindy
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.
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.