It appears to be swirling right in front of your eyes. A fun and easy knit pattern, done on 36 inch circular knitting needle , US # 9. Use worsted weight yarns , or leftover yarns for stripes. You will need a few double pointed needles to finish decreasing and then you are done. No seams to sew! Makes a great place mat or table centerpiece to put your vase or teapot on. Finished size is 14½ diameter.