Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4 Zip
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Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4 Zip

Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4 Zip is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 536.
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Product Description Item No.   10281544

The Patagonia Men's Better Sweater Quarter Zip is a fleece pullover for casual outings and fall day hikes. As summer gives way to fall, slip into the comfortable regular fit fleece to ward off the cool, crisp air and enjoy the outdoors before hunkering down into winter. The sweater-like appearance looks right at home with your well-worn jeans while still looking clean enough for dinner in town. Pop open the quarter length zipper when the sun reaches its height and it'll be ready to pull back up once the temperature falls back down in the evening. A single chest pocket ensures your phone or a snack bar remain close, you never know when you gotta text your best bud or stave off the hunger before lunch.

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FEATURES of the Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4 Zip

  • Made of bluesign approved 100% Polyester fleece with sweater-knit face, fleece interior and heathered overdye yarns
  • Dyed with a low-impact process that significantly reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy and water
  • Quarter-zip pullover with zip-through stand-up collar
  • Raglan sleeves for mobility and pack-wearing comfort; interior fleece wicks moisture
  • Zippered left-chest pocket
  • Shape-holding micrpolyester jersey trim at cuffs and bottom hem provides added abrasion resistance
  • Flat-seam construction reduces bulk and helps eliminate seam chafe
  • Hip length

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Primary Clothing Fabric: Polyester
Gender: Mens
Features: Bluesign Approved, Fair Trade Certified
Best Use: Casual, Hiking
Fit Type: Regular Fit
Weight: 17.6 oz
Sleeve Length: Long Sleeve
Fabric Details: 100% Polyester
Fabric Weight: 10 oz / Square Yard
Eco Friendly: Yes
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Zip: Quarter Zip
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Pullover! This sweater has it all! It is one of the most comfortable pullovers I own. The outside it designed well and looks great for work or for play. The interior is so soft an warm you never will want to take it off. I am impressed by how breathable it is, so even when you warm up you can keep it on without burning up. I am hard sell on anything long sleeve, but would recommend this sweater because of its comfort and breathability.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Patagonia Pullover I bought this for my boyfriend and he loves it! Hes 6'2, 195 and I got him a large gray and it fits great! I highly recommend this product!! It also looks great on!
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality This fits well and is very durable. The quality and warmth it provides is second to none. It is a great value and it’s versatility speak volumes.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase!!! I bought this quarter zip a few weeks ago and have been totally loving it. It’s great for the transition between winter and spring. Warm, light, and comfortable.
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BOYFRIEND LOVES IT! I bought this sweater for my boyfriend for his birthday and he loves it. It looks nice and casual but is very comfortable. It is very nicely made, too.
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good! I bought this about 2 months ago and so far it has been amazing. The top is a bit slimmer than I had imagined, but I actually prefer that. I am 5'9" and 165 lbs and I purchased a medium. Sleeve length and body length are perfect. I walked into class one night and no joke, five different people came up to me complimenting me on the top or asking me where I got it...that has to say something, right?
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great quality and product but runs a little big I really liked the look and feel of the shirt but it ran a little big for me. I am 6'1" 180 lbs and typically where a large. This large fit in the arms and chest but was too big around the middle. Would have tried a medium but that size was not available.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the color! Very soft, warm and comfy and the color is great. Gave it four stars only because the sleeves are very long. Long enough in the waste, which I like.
Date published: 2018-03-07
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Is there a Patagonia jacket that comes in XL tall?

Asked by: Lisa105
Thanks for the question! Unfortunately, Patagonia does not offer any jackets with a "tall" option. I do have an North Face Apex Bionic Jacket that comes in XL Tall. I included a link below for you to check out. Also, Carhartt offers a "tall" option for almost all of their jackets. Hope this helps a little!
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2016-12-03

What temperature range is this jacket good for? 

Asked by: Emily
Hiya Emily, thanks for your question. This item doesn't have a temperature rating because warmth is really based personal preference, activity level, weather conditions and / or clothing layers, etc. For most people, the Better Sweater is a great mid-layer. It is warm fall or spring option, or if you layer with a good baselayer, it can be warm enough for mildly cold conditions. Additionally, it can we worn as a baselayer under a waterproof jacket in bad weather. It is a versatile piece overall. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2017-02-25

I am looking to get this for my boyfriend. He is 6’4’’, 215 lbs. What size would be best for him?

Asked by: Sarah
Hey Sarah! Your boyfriend is a lucky duck! As far as which size would work for him, it all depends on his measurements. According to the size chart (right below the Q and A's on this page), he might fall between a large and extra large. I would try to get his measurements and see how they stack up to the size chart. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2017-11-20

I'm looking to buy the quarter-zipphbeil as a gift for my son. He's 6'3'' and 150 pounds. Would the size M be long enough in the sleeves and torso?

Asked by: springthing
Hey there, Thanks for the question. Patagonia brand items tend to run a bit on the small side, especially in regards to length in the arms and torso, so I would definitely suggest sizing up to a Large for your son. In case you needed them, I have included the measurements for a size Medium below: Sleeve Length (Center Back to bottom) - 35" Center Front Length (from neck seam) - 24.75" Center Back Length (from neck seam) - 28" for the medium.
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2017-11-24

Hi I’m 5’10 165 lbs and a 31” waist and I like my clothes to be on the slimmer side, what size should I get?

Asked by: yuyu
Hey there, Thank yuyu for reaching out to usus! You've given me a little info....but I might need some more. With just the info you've given me, I would say the size you should get is a medium. But, I'd double check your chest size. The medium chest size is good for 38-40". For the additional sizes, I'd peruse the size guide! It's nuzzled twixt the size drop down and the color drop down. Hope this helps you out! Hugsies.
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2017-11-25

I am 5'6'' and 155 pounds. Would you recommend I get a size Small or size Medium? Thank you in advance.

Asked by: TomR
Hiya TomR, thanks for your question! Its better to determine sizing by your measurements rather than height and weight, however, based on the information you provided I would suggest a size small. Refer to the size guide at the bottom of this page to confirm. There is a shortcut link to the size guide under the drop down size menu. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2017-11-21

Does this pill? I got him something similar last year from Eddie Bauer and it pills HORRIBLY. Granted, he wears it pretty much everyday this time of year  like one would a coat. Pilling is a SERIOUS pet peeve

Asked by: MoMaS
Hiya MoMaS, thanks for the question! I haven't heard any complaints about this pullover pilling but I have seen it mentioned on a blog. I assume over time, it is a possibility but with proper care and washing, you shouldn't have a problem. It can be machine washed but I would take extra precautions and wash it on the gentle cycle and/or wash it inside a pillow case. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2017-01-25

My boyfriend is 6ft and about 165 pounds..... What size should I get him??

Asked by: Kendall
Hiya Kendall, thanks for your question! Based on his description, I would recommend a size small or medium... depending on if he prefers a loose fit or plans to layer underneath it. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2016-11-28
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Patagonia Men's Tops

SIZE XX-Small X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large XX-Large XXX-Large
Chest 31 - 33" 34 - 35" 35 - 37" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56"
Waist 26" 28" 29 - 30" 31 - 33" 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48"
Sleeve 30" 32" 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 37.5"
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