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Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4-Zip - 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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    2nd Review

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    I loved my better sweater so much that bought a his and hers set for my parents for Father's/Mother's Day. Love the feel, fit, the quality, and most of all to support an awesome company like Patagonia.

    Ultimate Addition to any Closet

    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 161lbs

    Man. This is a piece that I had eyed for years before finally purchasing, even though I knew all along just how I'd feel when it arrived.

    It's pretty much a perfect piece. Incredibly soft, and I mean incredibly, on the skin side. The super soft fleece touches the skin, while the outside is brushed smooth like a sweater.

    I recommend getting in an every day color like grey, navy, black. That way, you can wear it anywhere and everywhere. Personally, I don't take mine camping or hiking, it is a bit heavy for that, thought performance wise there's no question it's burly and technical enough to keep you warm without getting trashed in the bushes. Mine is more of an around town piece, from work to the movies to the coffee shop... airports to libraries to Christmas morning. This thing looks nice, feels nicer, and is made by a company that cares for the environment and future generations. Can't go wrong.

    a definite closet necessity!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: xl
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 190lbs

    Bravo Patagonia! This is my favorite outerwear for any fall-winter activity, making me feel like i'm braving an iceland storm. I wear it ranging anywhere from hiking through the canyon to sitting by the campfire on a cold night. I wouldn't take any other pullover I have previously worn over this on a ski day either. It is an everyday go to.
    the fleece inner-lining keeps you extremely warm and is baby bottom soft. the quarter zipper is long and this is easy to pull on and off unlike some others (spyder) that are tight under the arm. the two tone color is fun, and the zip pocket on the chest is easy to access and plenty large enough for a phone and small wallet.
    extremely durable as I have beaten the snot out of it and looks brand new still. I chuck it in the washer and dryer and hasn't shrunk either. I will end up most likely buying this in all of my favorite colors!

    The Best

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

    After I purchased a 1/4 Better Sweater for myself I knew I had to share the love so I picked one up for my boyfriend as well. I can vouch that this is one of my favorite pieces to wear in the winter, I basically never take it off and it is still so comfortable and looks great. I have no doubt that then men's version of this fleece will be the same. I definitely earned some serious brownie points with this gift as it has become the go-to fleece for my man as well as me.

    ditching the hoodies

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 200lbs

    This is great for early mornings or to layer. I bought an XL to wear as a stand alone if I wanted to only layer this piece I would have bought an L.

    My Favorite!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: MED
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 155lbs

    I love this sweater and I find myself wearing it on almost a daily basis.
    Super warm! Warmest sweater you will own.
    The sweater is reinforced in all of the important places ~ arm cuff, elbows, waist, collar.
    It is a very typical Patagonia garment and it is an athletic fit. If you know how Patagonia clothes fit you, you'll have no problem with this sizing. It does not run large, it just doesn't run fitted.
    I highly recommend this product. You'll get your money out of it!

    As advertised

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 140lbs

    I love my Patagonia 1/4 Zip Better Sweater. It is plenty warm as a mid layer for chilly days under a shell, but doesn't look out of place for running to grab take-out. The lofted lining is soft if worn against the skin and the cuffs are tight enough to stay in place without sliding over your hands. I like the deep zipper for venting core heat. I purchased it as a casual piece, but find that I am using it in more technical situations that I would have originally thought. Patagonia got this one right.

    Goto pullover

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 185lbs

    I'm a huge fan of both the feel and style of the better sweater, and it gets rave reviews from others who see it as well. A lovely pullover!

    Can't go wrong with Raglan Sleeves

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 200lbs

    Great versatile and comfy sweater. Nice for cool days when heading into the office, going on a pub crawl, or just meeting friends at the park. Easy to move around in. Thin, not bulky, but still does a great job of keeping you warm.

    Versatile Pullover

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    Great pullover that looks good in casual environments, as well as professional office ones. It's very warm, comfortable and I find it fits great. I have a size small and I am 5'8'' 150 lbs.

    Comfortable Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: XXL
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 250lbs

    Shipping was flawless - the parcel arrived on-time! Was slightly disappointed with the fit - as it is a bit snug on me and I would have preferred a looser fit. However the snug-ness was easily overlooked as the sweater is sooo comfortable not to mention that this was their largest size in this model.

    Great sweatshirt, horrible smell

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

    I received this sweatshirt and opened the plastic bag it arrived in. The smell that filled my room was that of the most horrific body odor I have ever smelled.

    I will attempt to wash the item , hoping the smell is eliminated.

    It is appalling that Back Country would ship out an item that was clearly worn and returned.

    Wear it all the time

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 165lbs

    I bought this for my brother for Christmas and he is by far the hardest person to shop for! Thankfully he loved it! He had this to say "It's definitely comfortable and warm, I wear it all the time and it works well for just about any situation (work, school, hiking) and I like the quality".

    Great for everything

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

    You can ski in this. You can wear it as business casual. This is one of my all-time favorite pieces from Patagonia.

    nailed the durable/dressy/functional

    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    I got this for my dad and he wears it every single day (and always sends me cute selfies of him wearing it). He wears it to work over a dress shirt but also on hikes or when doing outdoor activities. Super versatile! The fit is perfect, he usually wears an XL and an XL sweater is a great fit for him. Fabric is very thick and warm and feels durable to the touch. My dad always raves about how warm it is! Definitely a must have for dads and all men alike! Super stylin and the classic Patagonia functionality.

    Love these!

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

    Have been getting these things for years and absolutely love them. Warm, comfortable and durable. The first one I bought years ago shrunk but still fit ok as long as I was wearing a t shirt under. Have bought a couple more, more recently and they did not shrink at all after washing so purchase based on your normal size. Love these and love the company, keep it up Patagonia.

    Love these!