Quite textured before blocking — it looks like a rocky terrain.
Blocking eases everything out!
The pattern calls for 8 repeats for the body of the shawl. I did 12. You can see it is a good sized, lounging on the couch:
And on my mannequin:
Knit from handspun merino wool from Zarzuela’s Fibers. The colorway is called “DC Sunrise” and I had 660 yards, and used every bit of it.
Happy Labor Day!