This pattern is also known as “Big Cable Scarf” in Men’s Knits: 20 New Classics.
From the book:
This deceptively simple scarf is worked in superchunky yarn on big needles to produce an oversized cable design, adding a modern twist to a traditional Aran knitwear motif.
Uses 12mm needles.
Errata link is for Men’s Knits book.