Modular knits are a great way to make large projects. In general, they are easy to knit, with lots of colour and with little finishing at the end. The series of videos shown below cover various aspects of doing a modular knit project, the long tail cast on, a simple increase and a simple decrease that can be used, joining as you go and weaving in those pesky ends as you go. There is a bonus video on embroidering satin stitch on your finished project.
Long Tail Cast On:
Joining Knitting as You Go:
Joining as You Go with Waste Yarn:
Weaving in Ends as You Go:
Satin Stitch on a Garter Stitch Ground: