Throw away your needles!
This is the easiest thing I’ve ever done (knitting-wise) and it only took 15 minutes.
It’s arm knitting! A technique used by the army to make those blankety things they like to crawl under.
Here’s where I found the tutorial…
So as you can see, it’s incredibly easy and very quick – ideal for a gift.
Just a warning; you can’t do anything else once the wool is on your arms. You either have to take it off and start again or finish it.
So it might be good to chose a spare 15-20 minutes when you’re not going to need your arms for anything else. I got a very strange look from the postman when I had to take a parcel from him like a crab with my arms covered in wool.