I saw a pattern in Simply Crochet that I just had to try. The first step is to do a massive 210 rows of Tunisian Knit Stitch!
I haven't counted this yet. No point until it's much longer. The fabric made with Tunisian tends to roll as you work it so I put my beautiful glass bead stitch markers to work weighting down the bottom edge.
I love these stitch markers. I got them from Etsy and I think the shop is called Chickenstitches.
I am also working with a new kind of yarn. It's Women's Institute 4 ply microfibre acrylic. It feels silky and it is very colourful as you can see. I prefer to work in a variegated yarn like this when I'm learning new stitches. It helps me to more easily see the anatomy of the fabric as it is being created.