This afternoon I ran across this website, and decided to try out the recycled yarn thing. Why didn't I do this long ago? I went to the thrift store and bought six sweaters, and so far I've unraveled one whole one and a sleeve each of two others. It's a pretty slow process, but a great way to get cheap wool. You can't beat 24 large skeins of wool for $26! Have I mentioned that I am infatuated with wool?
And, no, I haven't made any progress on the pants.