Daybreak Pattern, PDF

Lead designer: Britt-Marie Brehmer

A statement layering piece with everyday ease, Daybreak has a fabric option for every season. Knit in Twig for a crisp, sheer warm-weather layer, or knit in Koan and Lunar for lightweight, all-season warmth.


Skill Level



Shibui Knits Koan

70% Linen
30% Mulberry Silk
248 yds / 50 g
5 (6, 7) skeins 

Shibui Knits Lunar

60% Extra Fine Merino
40% Mulberry Silk
401 yds / 50 g
3 (4, 5) skeins 


Shibui Knits Twig

46% Linen 
42% Recycled Silk
12% Wool
190 yds / 50 g
6 (8, 9) skeins


Pattern Has Two Fabric Options

Koan + Lunar shown in Lotus
Twig shown in Pacific


21 sts & 32 row = 4" in Stockinette Stitch after blocking, with one strand of Koan and one strand of Lunar held together, or one strand of Twig, on size 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Needles & Notions

Size US 6 (4 mm)  needle
Tapestry needle
Crochet Hook
Stitch Marker


To fit bust size 30-38 (40-48, 50-58)"  

Finished Dimensions

Each panel measures 43 (44.5, 46)" x 17.25 (19.75, 22.25)"
Finished bust circumference: 68 (78, 88)"


Poncho is knit flat in two panels with half twisted rib edging. Panels are seamed at the front, back, and sides to form poncho. Two fabric options are provided: Koan and Lunar held together provide a rich, all-season fabric, while Twig held single is a sheer, summery option that's perfect for layering.  

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