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Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket - Women's

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    4.5598

    98 Reviews

    Details

    This sweater is better.

    Long gone are the days of moth-bitten woolen sweaters that are beyond repair: say hello to the Patagonia Women's Better Sweater Jacket. This warm fleece offers you the best of both worlds with its sweater-inspired knit and fleece interior, which is equal parts cozy and durable. Additionally, this bluesign approved fabric is spun with heathered yarns and dyed using a low-impact process that ultimately reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy, and water (in comparison to conventional dyeing processes). A stand-up collar prevents brisk winds from permeating your core warmth, while the princess seams and raglan sleeves offer unimpeded mobility—making the Better Sweater ideal for just about all activities. Meanwhile the bevvy of pockets keep all of your small necessities close at hand and secure. So whether you're weeding the garden, climbing with friends, or simply taking a walk downtown, the Better Sweater Jacket assures steadfast style, comfort, and versatility.

    • A versatile, flattering fleece for climbing or casual wear
    • Durable, soft fabric is inspired by knit sweaters
    • Raglan sleeves and princess seams assure a comfortable fit
    • Bevvy of pockets keep necessities close at hand
    • Front zipper is equipped with wind flap and welt closure
    • Item #PAT010U

    Tech Specs

    Material
    100% polyester
    Fit
    slim
    Length
    hip
    Pockets
    2 zippered hand, 2 drop-in, 1 zippered arm
    Claimed Weight
    16 oz
    Recommended Use
    skiing, hiking & camping, casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Better Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 118lbs

    Another awesome fleece from Patagonia! I got this sweater because I have the 1/4 zip one in dark ruby and while I love it, I wanted one that was a little more versatile (and that had pockets). I normally wear a size XS (I'm 5'3, 118 lbs). I got the 1/4 zip in a size small based on reviews and it fits pretty well. In this version, I heard it ran bigger so I got a XS. I honestly could have done an XXS but I can layer under this one, if needed. I got the hemlock green and it's a really pretty color. The sleeve and torso length are perfect on me, as well. I love that the pockets zip up and that there are also hidden pockets on the inside. It's a great layering piece for hiking. I wore it today on a hike in 30 degree sunny weather and felt perfectly warm and have also worn it under a shell for added insulation. Definitely recommend!

    Better Jacket

    Good Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: S
    • Height: 5'6"

    I wish it had a more flattering fit, but overall a good jacket. Very warm. It is kind of boxy and the arms are short if you are tall. I wear a XS in other jackets and had to get a S in this due to arm length.

    She loves it!

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

    Since I had one the girlfriend and to have one too. Its now her go to fleece when we go out. The fit is perfect and she loves mobility of it. She also layers it under her jacket for extra warmth. She as nothing but good things to say about it.

    Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket – Women’s

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

    I bought this as a gift for my mother and she absolutely loves this jacket. It is very comfy and the materials and quality of construction are wonderful, as I’ve come to expect from Patagonia.

    Love this toasty gem!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 155lbs

    My 17 year old daughter received this as a Christmas gift. She loves the fit and the color, now her sister wants one too! Looks great with yoga pants or jeans. Initially, she ordered the 1/4 zip in a men's small, but likes the fit of this full zip much better. The customer service we received from Brittni to complete the exchange was fantastic-the expedited shipping allowed the gift to arrive on time for Christmas. Thank you Backcountry!

    Classic.

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 140lbs

    I got this for my mom. She's never had one before, but I've had multiple and always love them. Be aware, though, that if you want to wear a tee shirt under neath, you might want to size up. Tee sleeves bunch and get uncomfortable if the sweater's sleeves aren't loose (not too loose, obviously) enough.

    Style + Performance Every Day Use

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 146lbs

    This awesome jacket "sweater" is classic because of its simplicity, and extremely well designed and constructed. Timeless--pick a color you love because you'll have it for a very long time. It has structure to hold its shape, it cozy and warm, and I can wear it for activities or everyday casual; goes with everything. I love the Birch White for versatility, but all of the colors are great. This sweater has a place in ANY apparel collection for all different lifestyles and tastes. I found I'm in-between sizes so I sized down and it's perfect. While I don't want a skin tight fit, I definitely don't want a sloppy baggy fit so sizing down 1/2 size worked well for me.

    Patagonias best!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    Bravo Patagonia! Bought this as a gift and she had this to say. This is my favorite outerwear for any fall-winter activity, 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. the color is fun,
    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!

    Too small

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 110lbs

    I followed the advice if other reviewers who said the sweater ran big and ordered an XS...its too small and will have to return for a S, my regular size.. Love the birch white color and the style and finish of the sweater, fabric is soft and feels like it will be really warm. 4 stars only because I haven't actually worn it yet.

    Awesome jacket, awesome customer service

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    This jacket is awesome, it goes with me everywhere. It's nice and warm. I bought the craft pink color and it's a beautiful vibrant pink. It's true to size - I bought a medium and most of my tops are a medium as well.

    I also wanted to give a shout out to the customer service at backcountry. They have been wonderful in giving me expedited shipping and following up afterwards to make sure I was enjoying the jacket and didn't have any other questions. I would definitely recommend them!

    Love this jacket

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

    I love this Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket! It is very comfortable and keeps me very warm! It's perfect for layering on a cold day. It fits true to size. I would highly recommend.

    Actually is Better

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    A must-have! Great layering piece of wonderful on its own. I wear it skiing, camping, and around town. Great to wear under a vest and very warm. I was hesitant about a full zip because I'm more of a 1/4 zip person, but I think a full zip is best for this piece. Looks presentable enough to also wear to a casual dinner or work environment. The bottom of mine has slightly begun to curl up and it has gotten a little bally through washing it. However, you can use a tool and remove the balls if you would like.

    Perfect Everyday Sweater

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

    I love this sweater. It has a good fit, not to loose, but not to tight and it super comfortable. This sweater keeps you warm and is great for everyday wear or as a layering piece.

    Have 3 and tempted to make it 4

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    While this jacket does run a bit big and can feel boxy sometimes, I absolutely love it. It is so warm and versatile, pockets are large enough to hold a phone or wallet, and it goes with everything. My first one I washed and dried after every other wear and it has started to pill. The other two I don't wash as frequently and don't dry and they have held up great.

    Edit on 12/2017- Bought a 4th.. it seems like the jacket might have gotten a slight re-design. The zipper pulls are different, which does not matter. The biggest difference is that the fit is slightly more tailored. The new jacket does not feel as boxy as my older ones. Same great, soft fabric though!

    Warm but not for me

    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 132lbs

    I ended up returning this item- I love Patagonia but this fit was just not for me. It made me look boxy in areas and the zipper placements felt awkward on my arm/ made the fabric bulge. My normal size is a medium but I ordered a small (I lost my old one, navy blue/small about a year ago), but I decided to return it.

    Unanswered Question

    Is there Men who wear womens xl? Waist line and armhole is extreamly differ from mens?