I'm doing a hat for my Dad, sort of fair-isle inspired. Lots of swapping two colours anyway. DPNs were driving me crazy at the turn-arounds.
I'd really like to start building a set of interchangeable needles, BUT:
1. I dont have £70 to spare for a full set
2. I dont want to commit to a set if I might find I hate them
3. Some manufacturers I rejected because they just dont exist in the right sizes for future projects
4. NOBODY had the right size needle with the right cable in stock.
So, I ended up taking a pair of scissors and some sticky tape to one of my too-long circular needles.
It might turn out to be a snag-fest, but at least its the right length