I just finished my first venture into knitting with double pointed needles and I've got to say, once I got into the swing of it, it was pretty cool. Plus then you end up with cool decreases that look like this:
yup - I'm a new fan. The only downside is that I'm still much faster at crocheting hats...but crochet patterns aren't as cute and don't have rolled edges like this:
yea...this little girl is going to have a warm, cute little head this winter.