Cirque des Cercles
Interlocking circles provide a pleasing geometric layout for these stylized floral mandalas. Nature abhors a vacuum, and so do I (I abhorred my Eureka, and am only barely able to tolerate our Hoover Wind-tunnel.) Thus, to avoid big empty spaces, the interstices between circles are filled with smaller circles and so on, and so on, resulting in quite a circus of circles (which just happens to sound cooler in French.)
247 x 185 stitch count.
Just a few stitches shy of the 20,000 stitch mark in a single floss color of your choice (although experienced needleworkers are invited to incorporate multiple colors to customize the design.) You have to pick your own favorite colors.
Errata note: a few early printings had these extra stitches: