I have actually managed to finish knitting my Fingerless Mittens - they seem to have been on the needles for ages!
After a bit of a bad start - and one practise mitt later - I finally managed to get the hang of knitting with DPNs. I found that the hardest part is actually getting the first few rows done, once I got past that I found it fairly easy to do.
I don't think that they are too bad for a first attempt! :O)