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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

    Tech Specs

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    Love Patagonia

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I have two of these fleeces- size S & M and I think the medium fits better. There's a little more room for layering underneath vs. the small which is a bit more fitted. I'm typically size small in Patagonia fleeces and jackets but this Better Sweater is a bit more snug.

    This is a great piece for cold ski days. I only need one thin base layer underneath the fleece and then my shell jacket- this fleece is super warm and very comfortable.

    Earning Its Name

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

    I gave as a gift, here's what they had to say:

    Such a cute sweater to dress up or down. Fits beautifully and is light weight enough to wear in between seasons!

    Great for camping!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    Bought this for my wife and she thinks this is ideal for camping. Doesn't leave home without it. Great slim fit and incredibly comfy. Even wore it all night during some relay races and was pleasantly surprised never ever being cold.

    Slim fit

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    Really soft sweater. The only reason I am writing a review is to warn buyers that it is a slim fit and to definitely size up. I am usually a size XS/S in Patagonia but found the Medium was still a little small for me.

    Better than my other sweaters

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    Super comfortable fleece and and a cozy layering piece. I typically wear medium in all of Patagonia clothes and most other brands. This sweater seems a little on the tighter side. Next time, I might size up one if I want a looser sweater fit.

    So comfortable!

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    It definitely runs small, so if you're debating between two sizes, size up one. Otherwise though the quality is amazing, it's softer than expected, and it looks great.

    Soft and cozy

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    Got this for my sister and she loves it. She has worn it everyday since I gave it to her. Great gift.

    My Mom loves her better sweater!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 155lbs

    I sent this to my Mother as a random gift and she absolutely loves it. Said it fits perfect and is already asking me when I will send another color. I have one similar in men's that I love myself, so I had to hook the madre up too!

    Great Sweater!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'10"

    This is a great sweater! Super warm and comfortable. I do agree with the other reviews that say it runs small. I am normally a medium, it might have fit but I wanted to be able to layer this piece so I ordered a large and it fits great!

    Great!!!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small

    Got for my girlfriend and this is what she said:
    "So cute and comfy. I could wear it everyday. Great for camping, hiking, backpacking, and just everyday use. It is very thick and warm. It runs small. "

    Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I love this sweater!!! It's a great layering piece or can be warn on your average day. Warm & comfortable! A bit on the smaller side, but I prefer my sweaters on the larger side.

    Let Me Tell You About This Sweater...

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

    I picked this up for the GF and she loves it! Super comfortable and soft, she wears it to everything. The fit isnt boxy or bulky either, which is something she really likes. You really cant go wrong snagging one of these, so if you are in need of a gift for someone, go for it.

    Everyday kind of sweater

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'7"

    Bought this for my sister for her last year of high school. The arms are a little smaller and it's a boxy cut for a female so she had to get a size larger. Keeps her warm and isn't a "bulky" looking sweater. She wears it with everything.

    Supes Cozy

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium

    I decided I needed an upgrade from my black 1/4 zip fleece from my high school soccer team, so I grabbed this and i'm so glad that I did! So soft and warm. I'll wear it around my freezing house, running errands, under my snowboard jacket - cozy for all occasions! Definitely recommend. Oh! Also, i'm typically always a size small, but decided to go with a medium and it's perfect. Not too small, not too baggy - just perfect.

    No Better

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    This sweater is great. I have bought several in different colors. They do run small but are great on cold days or on those days where in the morning it is cooler.

    I love this sweater

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

    I wear it skiing, I wear it hiking, I wear it to work, I wear it basically everywhere. I have a small and found it runs true to size. I love the weight - warm without being too heavy.

    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!