New from Knitting with Friends are a great line of Big Knitting Needles. Sizes start at US 17 (15 mm) working up to US 50 (25 mm) and range in length from a very manageable 12 inches to a wopping 36 inches.
Sets of 4 DPNs are also available in all sizes and start from just $18 a set for the smaller sizes to $24 a set for the US 50, that's for all 4 needles!
The sample scarf is worked on size 50 needles using one skein of Ivy Brambles Tornado (Eggplant) and 2 skeins of Berroco Peruvia Quick (Black) worked in 4 strands, 2 of each yarn. Casting on just 8 stitches this scarf takes only a hour or so to make and measures approximately 6 inches wide and 5-6 ft long after blocking.