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Patagonia 1/4-Zip Better Sweater - Men's

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    The look of a sweater with the feel of a fleece.

    When you want the heat-trapping power of fleece, but you don’t want to look like a wooly bugger, reach for the Men’s Patagonia 1/4-Zip Better Sweater. It has a knit exterior for a clean, sharp look and a fleecy heat-holding interior. It is warm enough to wear as a jacket in cool weather, but when things get really chilly, you can wear it under a shell as a midlayer. Raglan sleeves lend to the athletic aesthetic and keep you comfortable when you’re slinging a pack across campus or to a remote hot spring.

    • A well-rounded fleece for everyday wear in town and in the mountains
    • Sweater-knit face with fleece interior with heathered yarns
    • Dyed with low-impact processes to reduce the use of dyestuffs
    • Quarter-zip pullover design with stand-up collar
    • Raglan sleeves promote mobility and remain comfortable under a pack
    • Flat-seam construction reduces bulk and helps prevent chafing
    • Classic regular fit with shape-holding trim at cuffs and hem
    • Item #PAT00WW

    Tech Specs

    Material
    100% polyester fleece
    Fleece Weight
    midweight
    Fit
    regular
    Pockets
    1 zippered chest
    Claimed Weight
    17.5 oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping, casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Soft, durable warmth. Casual look

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XL

    From Tabby Mountain in -15 to the brisk southern desert mornings here in Utah, I've used this sweater in almost every way possible.. It is super durable, the reinforced cuffs and hem retain their shape remarkably. Im a bigger guy, wearing an XL is just right, I'd go XXL for any additional beefy layers on particularly cold days, other than that I've started a climbing day with it on and wore it over a button up for dinner that night. TRULY THE BETTER SWEATER!

    So good I bought THREE

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XL

    I bought the first one for my daughter. My wife immediately stole it. So I bought her one too. They both love theirs. After looking them over and listening to my family talk about how warm they are, I bought one fir myself. I have really enjoyed it. It is very warm and quite comfortable. It is a bit long but nothing I mind.

    Bomb Diggity

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XL

    The outer "heathered" look of the sweater makes for a very polished look, while the inside is just as soft and comfy on the skin as your favorite worn in fleeces. It's the perfect layering piece in the fall (by itself) or in the winter (with another jacket). Since I got one I have tried as hard as possible to never take it off. I went with the XL, and I am about six foot five, and weigh 200 lbs. Fit is absolutely perfect.

    Best Gift Ever

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: M

    Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas and it fits PERFECTLY and is really warm! It looks great both dressed up and dressed down. Not to mention the soft fabric makes cuddling up to him even more enjoyable than it already is!

    Toasty Comfort

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium

    This quarter Zip fleece is heavier than a usual fleece. It is definitely warmer than my other patagonia fleeces. The texture makes it look like wool The piping looks great and adds style. I use this for skiing, hiking and walking the dogs. I love the zip breast pocket, which is perfect for my iPhone. The blue is brighter than it appears in the picture but after living with it I like it. It is unique and stylish. It has worn great so far and I look forward to having this for years.

    Favorite 1/4 Zip

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    Got the nickel color and I love it. Its no longer listed as an option above but it would have been the one I would have recommended. Fits great and feels good. It's not the warmest sweater but I like to use it as an under layer and that works perfectly. I gave it 5 stars because it's just nice, plain and simple. Highly recommend it.

    Birthday Boy!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size

    I bought this for my brother for his birthday, and now he's the coolest son...I've always been the coolest son. He wore it to family dinner the other day, and everybody was like "dang Ian, you look great!" And I'm like "well what am I, chopped liver?" and my dad was like "no that's what's on your plate." It's classy, functional and it'll make you look cool. I'm buying myself the full zip version, RIGHT NOW! Then we'll see who's the coolest son, Ian!

    My Favorite Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    Out of everything I have bought from backcountry, this sweater is my favorite. It is extremely warm and the material on the inside is some of the softest clothing material I have ever felt. It is not only very useful in cold temperatures but is stylish as well. I will recommend this sweater to anyone looking to purchase some cold weather clothing.

    Great Quality

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

    The 1/4 zip is great quality but runs tight in the arm pits and wide at the bottom.

    Wear it Every Day

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small

    As I am still in high school, I wear my 1/4 zip every day and it was one of the best purchases that I made. At my school, I wear this over a dress shirt and my 1/4 zip matches with almost anything. I got the Stonewash 1/4 zip. It keeps me warm and I wear it all the time.

    Too wide and long at bottom

    • Size Bought: XL

    This is a lovely knit sweater with fleece on the inside. Bought it for my husband but when he tried it on, it was just far too big around his hips - he is 6" tall and a little over 200lbs, so it isn't that he is skinny - the pullover is just cut very boxy. We are very sorry it didn't fit as the quality is nice.

    My new go-to

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    This 1/4 zip is on point. Its the first piece of Patagonia I've owned, and I love it. Its warm, the material feels great, and it looks sharp. I bought a large, and it fits me well. Maybe a little "baggy" or "loose" around my lower back, but not enough for me to care. Love this thing, i wear it all the time.

    Wide in the middle

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Medium

    I am 5'9" 150lb and I bought a medium. The length at the arms and legs were good, but the width was too wide at the middle. I am not super skinny, but the sweater was just too wide for me.