You’ll need white, and 11 additional colors of yarn. I used full skeins (even multiple skeins) of some colors, but only a small amount from the green and light pink balls. Yardage is difficult to calculate and will depend on the temperatures in your area.
Tunisian crochet entrelac may be worked with any yarn and appropriate hook size. Generally, best results are obtained with any type of Tunisian crochet when it's worked with a larger hook than you would use for traditional crochet with a particular yarn.