Join us in celebrating this year’s Tour de France with a 24-day challenge. Knit and crochet your way through 24 challenging and fun legs of the Tour.

Go directly to today's stage here: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 | Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24


Do you love bicycle races just as much as you love working with yarn? Or do you just love anything French? Then you should keep reading.

This July, you can join us in our fun Instagram and Facebook challenge inspired by - yes, you’ve probably guessed it - the Tour de France! You’ll embark on a new leg of our challenge race every day from July 1 to July 24.

Psst! You can participate in all the challenges, regardless of whether you prefer crochet hooks or knitting needles.

Daily Challenges: Join the Sprint for Fabulous Yarn Prizes

We have new challenges every day - and new amazing prizes 🙊 The daily challenges follow the Tour with sprint stages, mountain stages, and rest days. You can get an overview of the challenges in this blog post.

You must have the best photo of the day to join the race for the prize of the day. When choosing the winner, we’re looking for things like creativity, humour, and unique projects 😉

Important: Remember the Daily Hashtag

Upload a photo or a video on Facebook or Instagram, and remember to tag your challenge contribution with the hashtag of the day. That way, we can find your post, and you enter the sprint for the prize of the day. Your contribution can’t be a story.

On the first day, the daily hashtag is #OnTourWithHobbiiDay1, the second day #OnTourWithHobbiiDay2, etc.

Please feel free to also use the standard hashtag #OnTourWithHobbii.

How to Participate

Participate on Facebook or Instagram and tag your post with the hashtag of the day.


The winner of the daily challenge is found on the following day. At the end of the Tour, we’ll find the overall winner in the mountain stage and sprint stage categories. These are chosen among the very best, most fun, and most creative takes on the daily challenges and will be rewarded with extra large prizes.

Stay updated on the daily challenges

Does it sound like fun to you? Then sign up and get emails about the challenges every day 👇

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The Yellow Challenge: Knit and Crochet to Win the Yellow Jersey

As an added bonus, you can also participate in the yellow challenge, inspired by the fight for the yellow jersey and the overall win in Tour de France.

To participate in the yellow challenge, you must share a photo on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbii. The photo must show you knitting or crocheting something with yellow yarn and looking like a true winner!

We award extra points for creativity, humour, and wearing something yellow - and you get even more points if what you're wearing is also made of yarn!

During the Tour, we will choose 6 winners of the yellow challenge. On the last day of the Tour, when it’s time to find the winner of the yellow jersey in Tour de France, we will also find the ultimate yellow winner who will win a very special, huge yarn prize! 👀

Get an Overview of the Daily Challenges

Use this sheet to keep track of the daily stages of the challenge.

Download the sheet here >>


Let’s get started!



Come On Tour With Us

Get an overview of the 24 challenges below.

Go directly to today's stage here: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 | Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24




Friday, July 1

Day 1: Grand Départ

Welcome to the first leg of the Hobbii Tour! Today’s challenge is to knit or crochet something that you think represents Denmark.

Are you ready? 3 - 2 - 1 … départ!


Share your take on the challenge with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay1 on Instagram or Facebook.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Evergreen.




Saturday, July 2

Day 2: Tour Bucket Hat

Yay! We’re off. And today, you need to crochet a fabulous Tour de France bucket hat

Haven’t crocheted before? No worries! The pattern is super simple and beginner-friendly and can be finished while watching just one single leg of the Tour.


Show us your bucket hat - or you working on it - on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay2.

Today's challenge prize: 8 skeins of Ribbon.




Sunday, July 3

Day 3: Who are you?

Today, we want you to show us which type of knitter or crocheter you are. Are you the sprinter, the young talent who loves a challenge - or simply THE BEST? 🏆


Share a post on Instagram or Facebook with a photo and a text using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay3.

Today's challenge prize: 15 skeins of Panettone.




Monday, July 4

Day 4: Yarn Crash!

We’ve all been there … where your project just isn’t going according to plan. A real yarn crash! Today, we want to see the yarn project that didn’t work out for you.


Share your most unfortunate yarn project with us on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay4.

Today's challenge prize: 3 skeins of Sultan Deluxe.




Tuesday, July 5

Day 5: French treats

Baguettes, croissants, macarons … the list of French treats is long! 

The racers are starting their day in France, and we want to celebrate by knitting and crocheting a French treat for the official Tour mascot, Maxoo. What will you come up with?


Share your treat with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay5.

Today's challenge prize: 50 skeins of Rainbow Cotton 8/4.

Find the free Maxoo pattern here.




Wednesday, July 6

Day 6: Key chain

Today, we want you to knit or crochet a key chain using Tour colors!

Need a pattern or just some inspiration? Take a look at this pretty key hanger crocheted in our soft cotton yarn Rainbow Cotton 8/8.


Show us your key chain on Instagram or Facebook. Remember to use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay6.

Today's challenge prize: 5 skeins of Dahlia.




Thursday, July 7

Day 7: Behind the scenes

We’ve reached the seventh day of the Tour de France - and, thus, the end of our first challenge week!

Therefore, it’s time to go backstage. What project are you working on right now?


Show us your 'On Tour With Hobbii' setup. Share a photo or a video on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay7.

Today's challenge prize: 8 skeins of Rainbow Sock Wool 8-ply.




Friday, July 8

Day 8: Mountains of Yarn

Show us your golden yarn hoard - or yarn supply!


Share it with us in an Instagram or Facebook post using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay8.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Manarola.




Saturday, July 9

Day 9: Frenchness

How would you illustrate Frenchness in a knit or crocheted square? That’s the challenge of the day!


Show us your square on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay9.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Rainbow Bamboo.




Sunday, July 10

Day 10: Yarn crisis

We’ve all experienced true yarn crises. But how do you move on from them? That’s what today’s challenge is all about.


Share a photo or a video with your best advice - and remember to write about it in the description and tag your post using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay10. We can’t wait to be inspired by you!

Today's challenge prize: 5 skeins of Sultan.




Monday, July 11

Day 11: Rest day

It’s time for a rest day … ahhh! How does a relaxing day look to you? Does it include knitting or crocheting?


Share your rest day with us on Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay11.

Today's challenge prize: 8 skeins of Silly Socks.




Tuesday, July 12

Day 12: The Sprinter

Today is all about lightning-fast projects! Show us your best sprinter project that you can finish in less than a week.


Share it with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay12 on Instagram or Facebook.

Today's challenge prize: 8 skeins of Twister Solid.




Wednesday, July 13

Day 13: Soirée Preparation

Stop everything you’re doing!

Tomorrow is Bastille Day, the national day of France and a day of celebration. And we need to get started on the preparations! Today’s challenge is to crochet or knit some festive decorations in the French colors - red, white, and blue. 🇫🇷


Share your creative decoration with us on Instagram or Facebook. Remember to tag it with #OnTourWithHobbiiDay13.

Today's challenge prize: 8 skeins of Bungee Mini.




Thursday, July 14

Day 14: Alpe d’Huez

You know them. Those challenging, difficult projects that feel like you’re climbing a mountain. But when you’re done and standing on the very top, you know that all the hard work was worth it 🥇


Share a photo of your Alpe d’Huez-project using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay14 on Instagram or Facebook.

Today's challenge prize: 6 skeins of Unicorn Solid.




Friday, July 15

Day 15: The green jersey

Today’s challenge is all about sprinting as fast as you can! Make a green project within the next 24 hours.


Share your green knit or crocheted project with us on Instagram or Facebook. Remember to use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay15.

Today's challenge prize: 20 skeins of Denim Breeze.

Get the free pattern for the green Tour t-shirt in adult and children's sizes.




Saturday, July 16

Day 16: A present for Maxoo

It’s time to give Maxoo another little treat. This time you must make him a little present. What will you come up with? A shirt? A backpack?


We’re super excited to see what you make for Maxoo. Share your present with us on Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay16.

Today's challenge prize: 35 skeins of Rainbow Cotton Deluxe 8/4.




Sunday, July 17

Day 17: French nature

Do you love beautiful fields full of lavender and sunflowers too? Or perhaps those beautiful mountains reaching for the sky on the horizon? Then you’ll love today’s challenge.

Because today it’s time to knit or crochet a square inspired by French nature.


Share your square with us on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay17.

Today's challenge prize: 3 skeins of Twister.




Monday, July 18

Day 18: Rest day

We made it to the second rest day of this year’s Tour challenge. What are you doing today? Can you stay away from your crochet hooks and knitting needles?


Share a post showing us how you’ve chosen to spend your rest day. Remember to tag us with #OnTourWithHobbiiDay18.

Today's challenge prize: 12 skeins of Baby Snuggle Solid.




Tuesday, July 19

Day 19: Fleur-de-lis

France = lots of beautiful, nice-smelling flowers 🌻 Today, you must knit or crochet a flower - perhaps the national flower of France, the fleur-de-lis?


Share your flower with us on Instagram or Facebook and tag the post with #OnTourWithHobbiiDay19.

Today's challenge prize: 20 skeins of Baby Cotton Organic.




Wednesday, July 20

Day 20: Digital Yarn Bombing

It’s time to show the Tour de France fans how cool our yarn community is - and we’re doing so with a Digital Yarn Bombing.

Yarn Bombing is an art form where you decorate urban spaces with crocheted and knit creations. This one, however, is a little different because we’re doing it digitally. Watch today’s video to find out how👇


Go to the Tour de France Facebook page and write a comment on their latest post. Attach a photo of your yellow yarn project. Remember to use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay20.

Today's challenge prize: 4 skeins of Winter Glow.




Thursday, July 21

Day 21: Hobbii fans

You’ve been watching the race for 21 days now, and you’ve probably noticed a couple of the racers’ names and an ‘allez’ or two on the roads.

Today, you must do your own version. Write Hobbii with yarn or chalk on the road.


Take a photo and post it on Instagram or Facebook, and don’t forget to use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay21.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Glitter Delight.




Friday, July 22

Day 22: Rainbow Cotton 8/8

How many skeins of Rainbow Cotton 8/8 do you think it takes to add up to the distance that the racers have traveled in this year’s Tour de France? 🤔 


Share your guess in a post on Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay22. You can find the running length of one skein of Rainbow Cotton 8/8 right here.

Today's challenge prize: 40 skeins of Rainbow Cotton 8/8.




Saturday, July 23

Dag 23: Looking back

The Tour de France is nearly at an end - and, sadly, so is our challenge 😢 So, it’s time for a retrospect.

Today’s challenge is to crochet or knit a square that will always remind you of this year’s Tour de France.


We can’t wait to see what you take away from this year’s Tour de France. Share your square with us on Instagram or Facebook. Remember to use the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay23.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Kind Feather.




Sunday, July 24

Day 24: Champs-Élysées

Today is the last leg of the Tour. It’s time for you to cross the finish line along with the racers! 

The racers are arriving in Paris today, where they will drive down the wide and well-known Champs-Élysées - and, as your final challenge, we would like you to knit or crochet something that you think represents Paris. 


Share your Paris project with us on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #OnTourWithHobbiiDay24.

Today's challenge prize: 10 skeins of Divina.


Whether you’ve been knitting or crocheting along with us all the way from Copenhagen to Paris, or you chose to participate in a just few of the challenges, we would like to thank you. It’s been a joy to crochet and knit with you during this year’s Tour 👏