Royal Amethyst is a great starter project for a beginner, but interesting enough for someone more advanced.
It's knit sideways with a little bit of lace.
Universal Yarns Cotton Supreme Collection Patterns - Happiness Shawl - PDF DOWNLOAD and Berroco Portfolio Vol. 6 Patterns - Shawl in the Key of G - PDF DOWNLOAD are both similar patterns: 16 (4 sts. / inch) finished gauge, shawls, wraps, ponchos garment, for women, and worsted (19-20 sts/4 in) yarn gauge.
You may enjoy taking a look at the Urth Yarns Monokrom Chunky Midsomer Shawl, Madelinetosh A.S.A.P. Midsomer Shawl, and Malabrigo Mecha Claypool Cowl kits all using Taiga Hilliard Designs Patterns.
Hopefully our suggested yarn options for Ziv - PDF DOWNLOAD can help you come up with your next exciting new project idea!