This crescent shawl is worked from the top down and starts with a garter stitch tab. If you have never worked a garter stitch tab before there are lots of tutorials online, just search for 'garter stitch tab'.
Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal Tweed, 95% wool/5% cashmere, 380m per 100g x 1 skein each of red and grey
4mm circular needles, 80cm long(120cm long circular needles may be useful for the second half of the shawl)
Depth (at centre back): 52cm
15 sts and 32 rows over garter stitch to measure 10x10cm after blocking.
Here's the Ravelry listing so you can queue it. You'll want this shawl for your winter wardrobe.