I stay away from Dpn's unless I have nothing else. I feel this way is much easier without all those extra needles sticking out and getting in my way.
This video I'm sharing with you was made by Jane Richmond. She is a very talented designer & I love every piece that she has ever designed. I can't say that for everyone, but she definitely has good taste! If you would like to know more about her, I will be hosting an interview with Jane on Thursday right here.
Now, onto the video tutorial for the Magic loop method. You really should give it a go. It's easier than you think.