After a little time with some knitting needles it was becoming this.
Which in it's finished state is a Herringbone Neckwarmer. Yarn: English Garden Handspun 180 yards or so Needles: Size 8 Knit Picks Options Started: February 27, 2009 Finished: March 3, 2009 Pattern : Herringbone Cowl Ravelry Link.
I really hope that he likes it. I just don't let anyone have handspun you know. I might just have to knit one for myself one of these days.