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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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    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!

    Love it

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I've been living in this sweater since I got it. It's warm, it's comfortable and it's cute. The arm pocket is large enough for an iphone. My only gripe is that I wish it had a little bit more length. I might have sized up for that reason. Otherwise I really love this sweater and might grab another one in the full zip or just in a different color. I've been wearing this in about mid 50 degree weather and sometimes break out into a sweat, I think this would be perfect on its own in mid 40s to 50 degree weather.

    Favorite Patagonia Fleece

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 118lbs

    I have a couple fleeces from Patagonia and this is my favorite. The fit is slimmer than other fleeces, which makes for easy layering on the mountain, or looks polished for a business casual look. Really warm without the bulk or boxy-ness. I purchased a small and it's perfect.

    So Warm!

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

    Love this fleece! I bought one last year and have taken it on many hiking trips. It keeps me super warm, the only thing I wish it had were pockets!

    Must have

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    This is one of my favorite pullovers. I've always been a fan of Patagonia because of their great quality products. I went a size up in this style because I found the sleeves run a little bit small on me - other than that it fits great. I use this to layer when I'm snowboarding and it keeps me really warm!

    Better (Outfit) Sweater

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

    This pullover (esp the neutral colors) instantly takes your more casual looks and makes them work/dinner appropriate. MAGIC! True to size if you like your pullovers more fitted. If you want the saggy pullover/leggings/boots outfit, I'd upsize.

    If you don't know, now you know!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    The Patagonia Better Sweater is a must-have for every single person in your family!! They're great to just throw on to keep warm on a chilly Fall day and will be epic for the Winter. I bought a size small and am 5'6, 130 lbs - it's a bit snug but it works. They do stretch out a little bit after wearing them a few times.

    Closet Necessity!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: s
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I bought this as a gift for my girl, she almost teared up cause it is so beautiful lol. She loves the Oatmeal color, I own this in the Mens version and have nothing but great things to say about it. You can put it through the wringer and it still looks brand new. It is perfect as a layer for skiing or a cold windy day- but also is a perfect sweater to wear on the exterior. Normally Patagonia sweaters are baggier through the arms but this is perfect. The zippers are smooth, and it is easy to take off and put on (which can be difficult with some pullovers)
    I have nothing bad to say, 10/10. Well done Patagonia!

    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!