Blue for a Boy by Patons UK
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Blue for a Boy

Patons Swifta Knit Bri-Nylon
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using size US 3 (3.25mm) needles, referred to as size 10 UK needles in patt
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
392 yards (358 m)
To fit chest of 18-19"

Yardage equals 4 balls of ‘Quickerknit Baby Wool’.

Cardi is worked top-down, but lower sleeves are seamed. Also requires 3 buttons.

Pattern in 6042 is written using UK terminology:
Size UK 10 needle = size US 3 (3.25mm)
Size UK 11 needle = size US 2-1/2 (3mm)

Patons Swifta Knit Bri-Nylon, listed for Afternoon Walk on the New Idea Supplement, may be a fingering yarn. It calls for 13 ½ sts = 2ins in stocking stitch and an Australian needle size 10. 18-19” is given as underarm measurement.