Plateau Joggers Pattern
Part of our cozy yet stylish Montreal Lounge Collection, the Plateau Joggers are an elevated take on classic knit jogging pants. With a high rise, unique wrap-around pockets, and a comfy elastic waist, they are ideal loungewear at home or on the street.
View A is a relaxed fitting pant with an optional drawstring waist and two choices of ankle finish: a fabric cuff or gathered elastic hem. View B is a pair of shorts with a gently scalloped hem. Optional back pockets can be added to either view.
Pattern Difficulty: Confident BeginnerLearn more about how we rank pattern difficulty
- Choose thicker knit fabrics like cotton fleece, polar fleece, French terry, ponte, and double knits with at least 15% crosswise stretch. For a lighter pair of joggers, choose medium to heavy weight jersey knits.
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58inch / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - PANTS ~ Sizes 0-14 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
VIEW B - SHORTS ~ Sizes 0-14 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 58inch / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - PANTS ~ Sizes 14-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 22-32 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m)
VIEW B - SHORTS ~ Sizes 14-24 = 1.25 yd (1.15 m), Sizes 26-32 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m)
- Stretch ballpoint or jersey needle
- Polyester thread in matching colour
- Marking tool
- 2" (50mm) wide elastic for waistband (1.5yd/1.3m)
- Optional: double needle for topstitching OR coverstitch machine
- Optional: 1" (25mm) wide elastic for pant leg cuffs (1yd/0.9m)
- Optional: 1.5yd/1.3m cord for drawstring
- Optional: two grommets for drawstring opening on waistband (can be substituted with machine buttonholes)
PDF File Details
|Sizes 0-20||Sizes 14-32|
|Letter / A4||36 pages||Joggers: 32 pages, Shorts: 21|
|Copyshop / A0||2 pages||2.5 pages|
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Good instruction with clear pictures. I quite like the illustration in regrades to the different stitches and where to us then. A good sew and looking forward to making another pair
Such a pretty pattern - so comfy and easy to sew :)
I started making these joggers with some trepidation. I am a beginner with no previous experience of sewing trousers other than pyjama bottoms. The pattern and fabric were purchased as a kit from Guthrie and Ghani which included a helpful tips video. The pattern instructions were actually brilliant. I had them sewn up in no time and slipped them on to check the fit and they were so comfy I kept them on! I quickly made another pair in 100 % cotton fleece back sweatshirt fabric from Mind the Maker. They are very cosy although I used single jersey for the front pockets to reduce the bulk. As noted by Lauren from Guthrie and Ghani it is worth prepping the back pockets as per the instructions, but then don’t attach them until you can try the joggers near the end of the make. The pockets will look flattering if in the right place. I lowered mine an inch.
So comfy. Just right for cooler days. Fabulous pattern. I like the way the pocket is attached to the waist and not the side seam, also the variety of ways of finishing the bottom of the legs. Just making another pair for grand daughter.
I wear these all the time. Easy to follow instructions and they look great!
These joggers come together easily and are brilliantly comfortable to wear. I've made two pairs which are on high rotation during the South Aussie winter.