You will NEED MORE yarn, for his cowl. I used (almost) up to the 3 skeins = ~555 yards.
This is going to be my mindless knitting, for my Modern Japan Lecture course. I love the class, I love the lecture, I do not love sitting staring at an individual (ie the instructor) for 3 hours straight.
So if I knit~ I can think of it as an interactive podcast and do some knitting~ ;D