Ellie keeps a small, varied flock of sheep, purely for their wool and friendship, at her smallholding high in Upper Weardale in the North Pennines Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.


Ellie is a British wool specialist feltmaker, using almost exclusively wools from her rescue flock.   Ellie also produces carefully crafted, unique,  hand-stitched felt and tweed hats.


Ellie's smallholding is a former lead miner's smallholding. It is off-grid and powered entirely by renewable and sustainable forms of energy - wind, sun and wood. 


All animals on the smallholding are loved, and live out their natural lives in the haymeadow and pasture.

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