Kunststricken: Große und kleine Decken (2004 republication) picture p 13, directions p 12, charts 9A and B.
Source calls for 375g ‘mittelstarke bananenfarbene Häkelkunstseide’ (medium-weight banana-colored Crochet Rayon) on needles size 2.5 (old German size) for an oval 123cm/48” wide 148cm/58” long. Chart 9A is knit back and forth, after the 115th round stitches are picked up around the edges, and work commences on chart 9B in the round.
Anna 03/1984 calls for 700-750 g. fingering weight cotton crepe yarn (ANCHOR Sonja) knit on 2.5 or 3mm needles for an oval 150x200 cm (59x79 inches).
This is an oval pattern. The photo by guiniviere shows her modified round version.