Ever heard of the Magic Loop? I'm starting to learn this morning. Me and socks on DPN's now are not best friends. I've knitted so many socks before on DPN's, I'm ready to do some Magic Looping method. I think honestly it'll might be faster, since you're only working with circs... and not three or four needles at once. Nope, I'm not saying DPN's are horrible, but I realize I never finish the socks. Plus circular needles are better for my hands. Anywho.. here's some links on the Magic Loop tutorials.
1.) Here's Knitpicks' Tutorials: