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Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece Jacket - Women's

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    Better than your sweater.

    The Patagonia Women's Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece Pullover is better for skiing, hiking, and camping than most sweaters. A slim fit pulls this sweater's soft fleece closer to your body for more comfort, and it's easier to layer your ski shell or rain jacket over. Patagonia added a 1/4-zip front in case you work up a sweat, and the zippered sleeve pocket secures your valuables.

    • An all-around performer for hiking, climbing, and skiing
    • Better Sweater fabric insulates and manages moisture
    • Soft fleece interior provides additional warmth
    • 1/4-zip front pullover design for easy ventilation
    • Slim fit reduces bagginess for easy layering
    • Patagonia is committed to producing sustainable outdoor gear
    • Item #PAT010V

    Tech Specs

    Material
    100% polyester
    Fit
    slim
    Length
    hip
    Claimed Weight
    13 oz
    Recommended Use
    skiing, hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Perfect gift

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 173lbs

    I got this for my mom for Christmas and she loves the fit and feel of the sweater. She enjoys the insulation it provides while also being stylish and responsibly made. Great jacket for anyone!

    Patagonia Better Sweater ¼-Zip

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    I have the Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket, and I love it so much that I got the ¼-zip! This jacket is so comfortable, and the quality is just what I’ve come to expect from Patagonia. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a warm and comfortable ¼-zip sweater.

    Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I love the Better Sweater! I have the full zip and vest already so I needed to add a quarter zip to my collection. This sweater fits great, is comfortable and is cute. It's a great everyday piece or a layering piece. It's durable so it will definitely stand up to the outdoors. Definitely will be my new go to camping sweater!

    Love the Better Sweater!!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    This sweater is so warm. It is great for chilly days alone and with more layers on cold days. Love the colors as well. Does run small, go a size up.

    Nice High-Quality Piece

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: Runs small

    Very nice high-quality piece, gave this as a gift and it was well received. Seems to run slightly small, but other than that it is a fantastic piece, warm, and well constructed.

    Cozy and warm

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 115lbs

    I got the red in a size Small. I would usually get an XS (I’m 5’3, 115lbs) but sized up based on reviews. While I’m sure the XS would have fit okay, it does run a little short in the length and sleeves so I’m glad I sized up. It’s very comfortable and warm and I would be able to fit another base layer underneath, if needed. I’ve been wearing it in 0-10 degree temperatures under my winter jacket and it’s kept me toasty. Only wish there were hand pockets. I’d buy another!

    Cozy and warm

    An even better Better Sweater

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I got the better sweater as an early Christmas Gift for my sister-in-law in the dark ruby as she has always loved Patagonia and have to say it is by far my favorite color and she absolutely loves it. I own the pelican color which is fantastic, but the dark ruby is the perfect color in my opinion. Definitely fits a bit small and is short in the torso, so size up if you are unsure!

    Better Sweater!!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    They call it the better sweater and it lives up to the name. It's better than all the rest. These sweaters looks great, feel great, they're warm and stylish. Plus you can't go wrong with Patagonia.
    Pick this up and you won't regret it. Does run a little small though.

    Great sweater

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: M
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I have loved this sweater from day one. I will definitely agree that these run smaller than other Patagonia items though. I typically go with a Medium in other Patagonia tops and it still leaves me a little room. In this top, I have room for a tank top underneath and nothing else. At first I thought I would return it but I have come to find that I love having something that is a little more form fitting but still a cozy fleece pull over. It is great with jeans or leggings and keeps me really warm. It is hard to say, you may want to size up if you are looking for some room underneath or you're not into a slimmer fit. Overall though I think you will be really happy to have one!

    Tight fit

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I ordered a Small. I am 130lbs 5'3. 34D in bra size. It still fits but, not enough to wear anything else underneath. Very cute sweater though. I would suggest a Medium if your around my size to be comfortable and moveable.

    Nothing Better than the Better Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    This is the best fleece that Patagonia makes by far. It is form fitting, warm, comfortable, and versatile. I can wear it to work, skiing, to and from the gym, or out to dinner and looks great with jeans, leggings, etc. I purchased in the Pelican color and love the heather earth tone of that color. I will say the Better Sweater is definitely a form fitting fleece, so size up if you don't want it to be skin tight. Most Patagonia i own is a size small but got the medium in the better sweater for a slightly looser fit (though still form fitting) and was a great decision. For reference i am 5'5" and 135 lbs.

    Cozy, Comfortable and Practical Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large

    I bought the 1/4 Zip Better Sweater in Stonewash for my wife as a birthday gift. She loves the fit and comfort of it, saying she can wear it as a mid-layer underneath one of her shells our as a top layer on a dryer day when we go for a hike. The XS does fit her true to size but it seems to be a little bit boxier compared to the performance or Re-Tool jacket, but because she often wears it with multiple layers it's the perfect jacket for Fall and Winter weather.

    weird fit

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'1"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    Not flattering and I didn't like the material. Also don't like that it cost $7 to return

    Perfect all around

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I have a size SM Better Sweater Jacket that fits like a glove and is so cozy. I wanted another one, but in a different style to mix up my winter casual wear. Taking the advice of numerous reviewers, I chose to size up and found the 1/4 Zip Better Sweater is definitely much more form fitting and that choosing the next larger size (MED for me) allowed for a t-shirt or base layer to be worn underneath and also gave me a more casual, CYA, relaxed look if worn over leggings. Very flattering, warm and outdoor-stylish!

    Unanswered Question

    I live in Japan. when i order, can you send to Japan? and how long and how much?
    regards,

    I am 5'7" , 135lbs with an athletic build. Would you suggest a medium?

    Hey Lyn, I am a similar size and would say a Medium would be a good fit if you wanted to layer with the sweater but if you are looking for a more snug, fitted piece the Small would be the better option. If you have any further questions feel free to reach out and give me a call. My number is 8012044694 and my email is kswistak@backcountry.com

    Looking at this sweater as well as the full zip. I'm about 5'5"-5'6" and around 110 lbs. Slim and slightly lanky. Any thoughts on XS or S?

    I'm 5'0" around 110 lbs and I got a small and it fits perfectly. It's not tight and I can wear a shirt underneath it but it's not awkwardly baggy! The length falls perfectly at my hips and I can bend over without my bum hanging out! Hopefully that gives you some perspective!

    I'm 4'10 and 105lbs and got an XS. The length is a little long for me (but is nice to wear with leggings!) as well as the arm lengths... other than that it fits fine! I would say if you plan on really piling layers under it, go with the Small. You could get an XS if you maybe plan on just wearing a tank or thinner top underneath. Hope this helps some!