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Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket - Women's

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Better Sweater Jacket

The days of the chunky and itchy wool sweater have ended, with Patagonia’s eco-friendly, sleek Better Sweater jacket you no longer have to suffer for your warmth. Better than a traditional wool sweater and with a bulk-free design for layering, superior durability, and quick-drying properties, this polyester fleece is ideal for outdoor activities and casual comfort. Climbing with friends at the local crag or touring the farmer’s market downtown? The Better Sweater jacket, will slip-on and zip-up for convenient comfort and warmth. The soft fleece interior insulates while the flat seams and knit face layer smoothly under a technical shell. Wear it over a T-shirt for mild spring weather and layer it under a ski shell for mid-winter performance. With a classic wool aesthetics and modern performance fabric, this sweater will keep you cozy year-round in a flattering contoured fit.

  • A versatile fleece jacket for winter layering or spring solo wear
  • Polyester knit offers wool-like aesthetic for classic warmth
  • Zipper wind flap keep brisk breezes at bay and seals body heat in
  • Raglan sleeves provide seam-free comfort for carrying a backpack
  • Zippered handwarmer pockets keep fingers toasty in the cold
  • Princess seams afford a flattering contoured shape and fit
  • Fair Trade Certified sewing, bluesign-approved, and recycled fabrics
  • Item #PAT032O

Material
100% recycled polyester
Fleece Weight
midweight
Fit
slim
Length
hip
Center Back Length
[small] 24.5in
Pockets
2 zippered handwarmer, interior drop-in, 1 zippered security on sleeve
Claimed Weight
15.9oz
Recommended Use
skiing, snowboarding, backpacking, hiking, climbing, casual
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

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>Rating: 5

Should have bought years ago

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

I have been sitting on whether or not I should buy this jacket or not. I should have just pulled the trigger a long time ago. It is super soft, comfortable and I love all the pockets. It does fit slim and remember it will be over other clothes. I wear a medium in shirts and bought a large in this. It was the right move. I already have another picked out.

>Rating: 5

Warm and does the job

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
S
Height
5` 1"
Weight
110 lbs

I’m 5’1 and 110 lbs. I bought a small. The fit is true to size with a little room for layering. The sweater is warm and keeps me toasty on my walks, hikes, and skiing. The sweater is not bulky and does not restrict movement. I have worn it as a mid-layer under my lightweight puffer jacket that’s wind and water resistant and it has worked out great in 20-30 degrees temps. For really cold days, I would add a shell over it and maybe an extra layer.

>Rating: 5

👌

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

It’s really worth for the money I paid. So warm and comfy!!!

>Rating: 5

PERFECT!!

Lightweight and keeps me warm. I get extra discount from here: coupon-bird.com

>Rating: 5

Keeps Me Toasty

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

I tend to get pretty cold when I am in anything below 35 degrees. I added this to my layering system and it made a huge difference in my comfort in the cold. Super cozy, without the bulk.

>Rating: 5

Very satisfied

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

Speed in shipping. I have this jacket and decided to get my daughter one as well. She couldn’t be happier with it. Very satisfied

>Rating: 1

Poor Zipper Quality

I was excited to purchase my first "Better Sweater" after hearing great feedback from my friends who own them. When I received mine and tried it on, the zipper closure was sticky. I sent it back for an exchange. The replacement I received also had a sticky zipper closure, and the entirety of the zipper was wavy and would not lay flat, even after zipping. My mom commented that maybe the zipper is too light weight given the heaviness of the fabric. Are you guys cheaping out on the zipper? I really wanted to like this but am so disappointed!

>Rating: 3

Way too snug

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
Small
Height
5` 5"
Weight
125 lbs

I normally love Patagonia their quality is always top notch, HOWEVER their sizing is really poor. I’m a pretty small woman and I consistently fail to fit into the sleeves of Patagonia products including this jacket. While the torso fit perfectly the arms and shoulders were extremely snug and is the reason for returning it. I’m a small in almost every brand and never have issues like this where my arms feel like their in sausage casings.

>Rating: 5

Thank you!

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it

I had purchased this item and then had to return it, while it was being shipped. They were so kind & communicating with me on the order I placed. Love this Store and be definitely ordering again!

>Rating: 5

love it

Size Bought
XS
Weight
100 lbs

gotta return an XXS for a XS because it was super snug but otherwise, love the quality and feel of the sweater

>Rating: 1

Zipper came un-stitched

We purchased in November and my daughter has worn approx 6 times. The zipper came un-stitched in such a way as to be beyond our ability to sew it ourselves. Backcountry.com referred us to Patagonia repair dept, which requires for us to pay return shipping on their defective product, but repair estimates state 8 weeks minimum, perhaps longer. I would have expected better from a brand that positions itself atop the outdoor gear food chain. Will not purchase Pata-Gucci in the future.

>Rating: 4

Nice jacket but sizing way off

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
X Small
Height
5` 6"
Weight
115 lbs

Just received my jacket and when I pulled it out I thought it was a child's size. I wear XS everywhere as I have a small upper body frame. I ordered the XS after reviewing the size chart and couldn't even get it to zip up as it was ridiculously small.

>Rating: 5

10/10 jacket

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

Purchased the gray jacket and it’s super comfy, the quality is phenomenal, and well worth every penny.

>Rating: 5

Warm & cozy

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
Runs small
Height
5` 10"
Weight
180 lbs

This can be worn to work, or layered for outside wear. It looks nice but is also rugged. The slim fit runs a bit small. Ordered a medium for a 140lbs 5'4" woman and it fits great.

>Rating: 5

Great sweater, snug fit

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

I am 5'2", 130lbs and have this in a small full zip and medium pullover. The small is very snug in the arms, making wearing any long sleeve shirts underneath pretty much impossible. Fits great over a short sleeved shirt. Medium definitely has more room and I've mostly worn it over a thin base layer and under a waterproof jacket while snowboarding. Very warm and comfortable. Recommend sizing up if you want a looser (not loose) fit for wearing layers underneath.

>Rating: 5

True to Brand

Familiarity:
I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

This sweater is perfect! It is a fantastic mid layer for the front and back country. It is warm and cozy with fleece on the inside and a nice, non-pilly and formal-appearing exterior. You can dress this sweater up or down. It's my go-to for cold air-conditioned offices or for fall and spring hikes. This is by far my favorite sweater I have ever owned. Fits true to size. I bought a size larger than I normally wear just so I could layer more underneath and I liked the bigger fit better. Another plus is that Patagonia is an incredible company and, after years of loving this sweater, if it ever needs a repair, Patagonia will do that for you!

>Rating: 5

Happy Teenagers

Familiarity:
I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
Large
Height
5` 5"
Weight
135 lbs

Warm and stylish. Holds up very well. It is worn everyday!

>Rating: 5

Love Patagonia

Familiarity:
I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
Large and Medium
Height
5` 5"
Weight
130 lbs

My teenage neices LOVED these jackets. I bought 3 of them. They were a great fit for them, very warm, and stylish.

>Rating: 5

excellent fleece

Familiarity:
I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
Height
173` 0"
Weight
77 lbs

Gave this to my mom, it really keeps you warm and the style and fit are great

>Rating: 5

Warm and Comfy

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

Got this for my mom for Christmas and she's been wearing it almost every day. She says it's perfect to layer with under her coat, and keeps her warm in the office but not too hot. The flexibility in the sleeves has been another love as well.

>Rating:

What is the center back length of this jacket? I can’t find it listed anywhere, and I’m tall. So, it’s important to me.

>Rating:

Curious how are the sleeves on this jacket? I have long arms and want them to fit longer. Thanks!

The sleeves are a standard length, not long but not short.