Or, at least, it felt like it took forever. Towards the end, each round was taking me AT LEAST 5mins to complete. There are 29 rounds to this table topper. I called it a doily in an earlier post, but I was mistaken. It is clearly NOT a doily, but instead, a table topper. I love the pattern, but am not sure if I would do it again. I got the pattern from a Crochet Monthly magazine that I get. I have blocked it as much as I can just for the picture. Need to do it a bit more, just to get it to spread out better.