At the link you can find links to the expensive PVC pipe wooden tipped knitting needles and wool at her store. You can find out even more about her wool here.
For other Extreme Knitting Alternatives for Needles and Patterns, see below:
Wool and the Gang have deleted this post and pattern, and now offer a kit. But since I reblogged it, I have the instructions on making the giant knitting needles out of poster tubes and yarn cones here (as well as the scarf pattern).
DIY Giant Knitting Needles from inspiration & realisation. The DIY size 36 US circular needles’ tutorial is here, and the size 50 US needles’ tutorial is here. Both are each made for under $5 out of wooden dowels.
Pixie Dust Knitted Lap Blanket Pattern from The Purl Bee here.This project uses US #36, 32 or 40 inch circular needles. Use inspiration & realisation’s DIY $5 US36 sized circular needles!
DIY Extreme Knit Blanket from In The Loop here. She uses up to 25mm needles (US size 50) and 20 strands of yarns.
DIY Giganto Blanket Tutorial and Pattern at Ravelry here for $4.99. The original DIY extreme knit blanket. At my post is a link to a FAQ page with everything you ever wanted to know about the Giganto Blanket.
This enormous blanket is knit on 1 1/2” PVC pipe, using slightly-felted superwash (yes, you read that right) unspun wool roving.
If you’ve ever wanted to knit in a gigantic gauge, this pattern teaches you where to find the raw materials, how to create “yarn” and “needles” from unusual objects, and finally how to knit up your very own giganto blanket!