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Patagonia Women's Better Sweater® Quarter Zip Fleece

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Patagonia Women's Better Sweater® Quarter Zip Fleece

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September 27, 2020

I loved this pullover, but my teen loved it more!

Bought this pullover for winter work and bike riding. It was warm, functional and flattering. Apparently my teen liked it too because she stole it. It felt good to see my daughter wear good clothing so I let her keep it.

September 19, 2020

Super Comfy

I recently had a size small, though it was short and wanted something a little bigger, and medium is much better for me!

September 18, 2020

Black one is classy and warm!

Love the better sweater. I can wear it to work and it feels like Im wearing a hoodie, but its a warm, nice-looking sweater. Its really think which makes it a little less flexible and harder to take off/put on. But thats all the negative I have to say about it. One of my fav Patagonia clothing articles I have.

September 18, 2020


I really love this jacket! Im an normally a size medium but ordered a large for a looser/bigger fit and its perfect.

September 18, 2020

So soft!

This quarter zip is so comfortable and keeps me warm.

September 18, 2020

Cozy and great quality!

I love everything Patagonia, but this has always been a staple in my wardrobe. I love how cozy and functional it is! I ordered a medium and it fits me well - just enough room to have a long sleeve underneath but not too big. For reference, I am 58 147lbs. Measurements: Waist 28, Chest/Bust 34, Hips 36, Arms 10.75.

September 17, 2020

Love this Fleece

This is my second Better Sweater purchase except this time I got it in a Large. I bought a Medium in the other which fit pretty snug, but not too tight like its supposed to. The Large fit very well and is just loose enough to wear long sleeve underneath, or another shell layer. I am about 165 pounds and most of my weight is in my stomach and chest.... Read More The sleeves are a little longer on the Large, but it doesn't bother me. Love these fleece and glad I bought them!

September 17, 2020

Super warm and cozy

I love the fit, very slimming.

September 17, 2020

Absolutely in Love

This jacket is perfect for cold weather and can even be kept on indoors without making you too hot. This is the second one I purchased just because I wanted another color. Its money well spent! I am going to get another for my mom as well.

September 17, 2020

Extremely comfortable

I love Patagonia is general. Love their quarter zip! Had this is a matron. Bought another. Definitely recommend!

September 16, 2020

Love this!

I had ordered a medium which I normally wear, however I found it a bit smaller than I expected. I would like to be able to wear a shirt under it if I choose but, also wanted that comfy, stay at home and chill feeling. I exchanged it for a large which was super easy, and I am now a very happy camper! Yay me!

September 15, 2020

Cozy and Plush

Love wearing this during the colder months or on chilly spring and fall days. Its very soft and plush even after multiple washings. I typically wear the sweater as a top layer (in which case, you might want to size up for layering as I find it runs pretty true to size, maybe even slightly small). I never want to take this off when Im wearing it and... Read More love that I dont feel compelled to (even when indoors) like I would with a jacket. Definitely recommend!

September 15, 2020

soft and warm

Its my first Patagonia sweater actually, not bad! It feels warm though

September 13, 2020

Ultimate comfort

I simply love these Patagonia fleece. They are my ultimate comfort clothing.

September 12, 2020

Size up!

I am 53 100lbs 32AA and I wear a size S in the better sweater. My boyfriend bought me my first one, and he did a great job considering he had no idea I would wear! I wear an XXS/XS at most stores, and the S is very comfortable - not too snug and not too loose. I wouldve assumed an XS would fit best, but I am so glad he decided to size up because th... Read Moree XS definitely wouldve been uncomfortable! Very warm, easy to wear, would recommend

September 11, 2020

Warm and stylish

Perfect for hiking or errands or apres ski.

September 10, 2020

Nice casual look

Great for wearing to grocery store, casual restaurant, walks, or hikes. Keeps you very warm. Does not have size pockets, only one zippered pocked on the sleeve to store key, money, or credit cards.

September 10, 2020

I have it in almost every color

I love this so much. Its warm- but not too warm. You can wash it as much as you want without worry due to the amazing quality ( although it wont be as soft as new) . It is a bit tight around the breast area if youre larger chested. It looks good and feels good and will keep you warm all fall/winter.

September 10, 2020

Love my cozy better sweater

Kept me cozy in low 30 degree weather overnight while backpacking and on a camping trip! I wear it every where!

September 9, 2020

Warm yet functional

I wear this at work to keep warm and find that I can do all my duties without feeling too bulky. Love it for hiking as well!

September 8, 2020

Love this sweater

I have this sweater in a size small (my usual size) and really like it but found that it runs a bit small. I purchased a second in a medium and the fit is much better. This is an amazing layering piece as it's not too bulky but provides a lot of warmth and comfort. Great for outdoor activity and looks put together enough for wear in the office... Read More.

September 8, 2020

Love it!

I love all things Patagonia, this sweater is no exception. I do wish it had pockets, but other then that, it is great!

September 8, 2020

Highest Quality

Had one of these that I loved, but it was lost. Purchased a new one during sale. They run small, so if you want it loose enough to layer another sweater under order up. Im 55, 108lbs. ordered a Medium ... its perfect for me.

September 7, 2020

Super Warm, Looks Nice

I got this because I don't always want to wear a hoodie. I wanted a warmer mid layer for camping. This seems like it fits the bill. And it looks good! Fits really well and is very comfortable.

September 7, 2020

Super comfortable

Super comfortable! Not big enough to layer something underneath. But thats ok... it would probably be to hot.

September 7, 2020

Warm and comfortable

I have several full zip versions of the Better Sweater as it is a versatile jacket. As a marine scientist I often layer this jacket under heavier gear when working outdoors. I have had a bit of difficulty getting the 1/4 zip Better sweater in the correct size. This small is too snug, while the medium was a little large. But the style and detail of ... Read Moreconstruction is, as always, great Patagonia quality.

September 7, 2020

Completely satisfied

Great, durable product. Have been wearing my kids & now got my own. Wear it as a single layer or under Patagonia jacket. I love it!

September 6, 2020

Super Cute and Warm!

Tried it on as soon as it came in the mail and I love it ! Its comfy and true to size . Cant wait to wear it this winter! Got it in black and Grey.

September 6, 2020

Soooo cozy!

Love this top for cool crisp fall days up north! Keeps its shape , flattering style

September 5, 2020

Warm but size up

I got one after borrowing my daughters. I normally wear a small in most items and the Medium fits ok. Sleeves are too long as they are for me on most Patagonia items

September 5, 2020

Soft good fit

Nice body shape and super soft inside!

September 4, 2020

Great purchase!

This sweater did not disappoint! Got it in black and cannot wait to wear it this winter.

September 4, 2020


As entitled, these are a wardrobe staple for me. I have three of them and love how comfortable, incredibly warm yet light and breathable, and fitted they are without being constricting. At the sale price they are a very worthwhile purchase. My one complaint is the sizing is inconsistent. The three I have are a Navy size Large, Black size Large, and... Read More Century Pink size Large. The Navy fits true to size, the black fits more like an XLarge, and the pink fits more like a Medium. They were all bought within a year of each other. So you may have some trouble there. Still, I would highly recommend.

September 4, 2020

So comfy

Purchased this in medium but, it felt a little on the small side. Exchanged for a large. Haven't worn it yet but, I think I will like the extra room and being able to wear another shirt underneath if I want. When I tried it on, it felt sooo comfortable!

September 4, 2020

Perfect for Fall

This will be perfect for fall. I can't wait to wear it. I did size up because it is a slim fit and I wanted to be able to layer it.

September 4, 2020


I really like my new sweater! Its so soft and warm. It runs small. Even though I ordered a medium, it is a bit snug. I wish it had a more relaxed fit, so I can layer. Other than that, its a keeper. Definitely a fall/winter staple.

September 4, 2020

A Great Staple

I love Patagonia's Better Sweaters and practically live in a hoodie that I purchased several years ago. They wear great and hold up well. The fit is definitely trim (I'm 5'7'' 123 lbs) which makes it a great layering piece. If you want a looser fit, I'd size up.

September 2, 2020

Ultimate comfort

I am a teacher, in my 60's and my husband purchased one of these as a gift for me. I loved it so much, that I have bought several other Patagonias. They make me feel comforted, warm and loved.

August 28, 2020

Love It!

Absolutely love this fleece! It's a great addition to my wardrobe and can be worn layered or on its' own. I definitely recommend!

August 21, 2020

Great Sweater!

Just bought my first Better Sweater and I am thrilled with it! I typically wear a medium in just about every shirt/sweater, but I went up a size for this one (based on other reviews) and the large fits great. I'm tall with a long torso and long arms and the large size is perfectly long in the arms. The sweatshirt itself is soft and warm, perfe... Read Morect for cold weather. Great buy.

August 20, 2020


im 5'9.5/5'10 around 145-150 lbs and i got the large and it fits great. i was worried the M would be too snug and im glad i got the L. the length on hips and arms is perfect. i WFH in my basement and this sweatshirt is perfect for keeping me warm. i also plan to wear mountain biking- very roomy in shoulders and the zipper pocket in arm wi... Read Morell be perfect to hold things i do agree with other reviews that it runs a bit large. i usually wear medium in tops.

August 15, 2020


I recently purchase this item but because of hot temperatures have yet to wear it out of the AC in my home, but it is very soft and cozy on the inside and Im looking forward to wearing it this fall/winter. I was looking for a more relaxed fit that I could layer under, so I listened to other reviews and went up a size from my typical top size. For r... Read Moreeference: 57, Athletic build, 150lbs, usually a size 4 and S in tops and bottoms - I ordered a medium in this quarter zip and the cut is fitted by not tight, I could easily wear a long sleeve layers under it with room to spare. I think I couldve ordered the small for a more fitted look, given the extra space I have in the medium. Definitely would recommend, especially if you catch it on sale.

December 10, 2019

Great quality product that is

Great quality product that is extremely comfortable, fits my longer arms perfectly and has just the right amount of warmth.

December 3, 2019

love it

love it

November 20, 2019



November 19, 2019

Comfy and versatile

Comfy and versatile

November 15, 2019

it's like a prolonged hug

this is by far my favorite patagonia sweater i've ever owned. the blue color is gorgeous, and it's a perfect layering piece. would definitely recommend!

November 14, 2019

Love this sweater!

This sweater is so comfortable and warm and I love wearing it! I would definitely recommend it!

October 22, 2019

So warm

I’m normally an XS (I’m 5’4” and 110 lbs) but I got a S so I could layer underneath the sweater, and it still fits my form really well, but leaves a little room to throw on an extra shirt underneath if I wanted to. It’s also SO warm and comfortable to wear for athletics or casually.

October 20, 2019

Love it!

I am petite (5'2", 90lbs) with thin arms, and the XS fits perfectly. I love the warmth that this sweater/fleece offers, and the Flora Pink color is a lovely departure from the other fleece tops in my closet. I haven't worn or washed it yet, so I really hope I don't experience a problem with pilling.

October 18, 2019

New 1/4 zip sweater

Love it. Fit is perfect. Great color!

October 9, 2019


Warm, great zipper pockets, perfect for Floridians just moving to New York.

October 9, 2019

Great fit, unfortunate color

Fit was great, style was great, would definitely buy again...but the color was all wrong. Way to close to my skin tone. Will try another! For reference, I’m 5’6” with broad shoulders and well endowed, XL fit nicely.

October 9, 2019

Great deal

I purchased the better sweater at a price of 50% off- a great deal. I’m 5’9 and ordered a medium. It’s fitted but I can definitely wear a thin long-sleeve under it. I’m very happy with this purchase.

October 7, 2019

Gift for wife

She loves the sweater and puts it on almost daily, so I ended up buying a second one in a different color!

September 28, 2019

Bought two

Sized up to a large. Loved the longer sleeve length . Fit perfect in the hips. Bought one for my daughter and myself .

September 28, 2019

Love the fit

I’m usually a medium but I sized up to a large and it fits perfectly. Love the color!

September 26, 2019

Great fit and extremely cozy

Great fit and extremely cozy

September 23, 2019

Odd fit

I loved the color and material, and have wanted one of these for years. Ordered during a sale, but was so disappointed to find that the fit was so strange. I ordered a large per some of the other reviews (I'm usually a medium to allow room for layering), and it was still so fitted, though the sleeves were now far too long. Couldn't make i... Read Moret work, so it had to go back. Looks like my eye is back on the Los Gatos items!

September 23, 2019

Great Sweater

This was my first purchase and I could not be more pleased. Fit perfectly and very warm. I have not washed and dried yet, but do not expect any problems fur to the quality of the sweater.

September 23, 2019

Wonderful Warm Sweater

This sweater is comfortable and warm despite not feeling chunky and in the way as some cold weather clothing can feel. I’ve taken this sweater sailing and the wind didn’t bother me as much while wearing this sweater!

September 22, 2019


I wish they were a little more generous on sizing. It has been to warm to really enjoy my new shirt but Fall is here I am sure I will love it!!

September 22, 2019

great sweater.

The better sweater is a great product. I purchased these as gifts based upon my own experience. I have had one for 10 years + and it is still going strong. Thanks Patagonia.

September 22, 2019

So right

I love the color and idea of this but it doesn’t fit true to size. I always wear mediums and I could barely get this past my boobs. I will be exchanging for a men’s medium

Response from Patagonia
October 1, 2019

We're sorry to hear this sweater didn't work out. Feel free to give our Customer Service team a call at 1-800-638-6464 to set up an exchange.

September 22, 2019

Better Sweater

My daughter loves it, super comfy and clean looking. Standing at 5’6”; 119 lbs, she prefers the medium for a longer torso and arm length. Love y’alls sweaters ! ♥️

September 21, 2019

Cozy and keeps the wind out!

I love this sweater. Lightweight, yet keeps the wind out in cool weather.

September 20, 2019

Love love this sweater! So

Love love this sweater! So soft and warm. We bought one for my daughter then i bought myself one too! Love it!

September 20, 2019

Both products were really good.

Both products were really good. As expected. Fit true to the size. Thank you!

September 20, 2019

No Side Pockets?

Bought this on sale, and my daughter loved it...much better than anticipated! and form are perfect... minus one star for not having side hand warmer pockets...

September 19, 2019

Love my better sweater

I’m 5’2 107lbs with broad shoulders and a small fits perfect.

September 19, 2019

Super warm!

I am a college student and this keeps me really warm on my walks to class in the Wisconsin winters. I liked it so much that I bought another one, and also one as a Christmas gift for my mom to wear when she goes to hockey games!

September 18, 2019

girls sweatshirts

very nice quality, colors very bright

September 18, 2019

Best better sweater

I own four of these sweaters. They poses all the best qualities : it fits snugly in a small small size and comfortably in a medium. The tall collar protects from the wind and sun rays . It’s warm anytime. Zipper is long enough to allow needed ventilation. It’s stylish. It’s soft enough that i don’t have to wear undershirt. Love it and my family lov... Read Morees it as well.

September 18, 2019

Love it!

I ordered an extra large because all the reviews said it ran small. When I got it, it was really way to big. The customer service was really nice and got it exchanged for a large. I love it and it fits great!

September 18, 2019

Best Sweater

I just bought this sweater and cannot stop wearing it. I am 5’7”, 130lbs, and tried on/fit into an extra small/small in store but I bought a medium, a size or so larger than needed, so that I could have longer sleeves to burrow my hands into and the smaller sizes were tighter around the armpits/pectorals (if you lift weights you’ll know what specif... Read Moreic spot I mean). While it makes it wider in the torso and less form fitting, it is still aesthetically appealing and so so comfortable. Already want another one!

September 17, 2019

runs large and boxy

I have 2 of these from years past. The new one I ordered is 2 inches bigger around. Way too big and boxy for me. Such a bummer bc I loved the color

Response from Patagonia
September 27, 2019

We are sorry to hear about the troubles here with sizing. Please feel free to send this back to us. We are happy to help process a [return or exchange]( for you. If you'd like any [help]( out, please let us know.

September 17, 2019

very soft/comfy, but quite "slim"

I love this sweater but had to exchange for a size larger because the "slim" fit is quite slim. No biggie, just be aware and order a size up. The color is bright and happy and it's extremely soft. Definitely may need a second one in my closet.

September 17, 2019

Beautiful product, true to sizing

Beautiful product, true to sizing and I appreciated the sale price, which made it affordable.

September 16, 2019

I can't stop wearing this!

I can't stop wearing this! My friends think I only own one top. So cozy.

September 14, 2019

Long but warm and stylish

I’m 5’4 and the sleeves and length are long but a smaller size likely would allow the layering I prefer. The color and style are nice. I’m concerned about pulls in the sweater fabric while out working or hiking but overall, an attractive sweater.

September 14, 2019

Cute sweater!

I really like the look and feel of this sweater. I ordered a large because of all the reviews about how small it was and it was way too large. Patagonia was very helpful and now I have a medium and I love it. Cute, not boxy, fit

September 14, 2019

Cozy sweater!

The sweater is soft and cozy! Perfect for fall weather. True to size!

September 5, 2019

Tight arm pits

I am 5’4 and less than 100 pounds. I do not have an athletic body whatsoever. I ordered a small thinking I’d still have plenty of room but after wearing it a few times I became almost claustrophobic! The armpits are so tight! I managed to stretch the upper back enough put the pits make it super uncomfortable. It’s warm and I was so excited! The res... Read Moret fits perfectly and I hesitant to go up a size since I think my petite frame should not need a medium. Maybe I just got unlucky with the stitching of this one. Anyone else with the same issue?

Response from Patagonia
September 18, 2019

We're sorry the sleeves ended up being too tight! We recommend [returning]( it as soon as possible if you'd like to try on a medium.

September 1, 2019

Weird fit

I own another better sweater from past seasons so I bought the same size (S) but it is too tight on the chest and under arms. I am not happy with the fit. It was a sale item and I could not find the M. Sadly, I will return it.

August 31, 2019

This is my second one.

This is my second one. They’re warm and hold up well.

August 31, 2019


If you like things to fit tight, then this is for you, but it is too tight fitting for me.

August 15, 2019

I love the weight of this pull over. Perfect for hiking.

I'm loving this Better Sweater. They don't pill and wash up really well. It is a great weight for hiking and I'll definitely be able to wear as a layer for skiing this winter. I do think they run a bit small. I generally wear a medium in everything, but need a large in this.

August 15, 2019

Love this sweater

This is super comfy and warm. It's my go to all year round.

August 15, 2019

good not great

super nice jacket but really hot in every weather. it’s not too breathable but it’s still great. i wouldn’t buy it again though.

Response from Patagonia
August 27, 2019

We are sorry to hear that you are not entirely satisfied with this sweater. If you'd like to [return]( for something a bit lighter weight and more breathable, please feel free to do so. We are happy to [help]( if you need it!

August 12, 2019

Always Great

After stealing my husbands Better Sweater for years, I decided I needed to get one myself. I really like having it in a women's cut, and even though it's more fitted than the men's, it's not at all tight or clingy. Just the best sweater/jacket combo for cold months.

August 10, 2019

Great Purchase

I’ve always needed a bigger sized duffel bag for week long trips to Michigan and I was hesitant to buy this one because of the price. But this bag is of such great quality I don’t regret it, money well spent! It will last me a long time. I packed it FULL of my things for a trip, then put it in my back with the straps and it didn’t feel heavy I was ... Read Moresurprised!

August 10, 2019

Best jacket ever!

Perfect weight for cool mornings at the lake, or overcast days at the beach. Packs light, travels well.

August 10, 2019

Love the Patagonia 3/4 zip

I bought this for my daughter and it's her new favorite clothing. It soft and fits perfect. Great for cool nights and fall/winter.

August 10, 2019

Warm and Quality

I would have loved this sweater but they run so darn slim. I bought a Large and am a size 10 in normal clothes - i had a hard time putting it on and getting it off. After our trip - I gave it to my slim daughter who loves them - so not a total loss.

August 10, 2019

Great stuff, as usual

Bought a bunch of stuff specifically for an Alaska trip and it was perfect. Especially love my Better Sweater!

August 10, 2019

Love the pull over...

Super warm and comfortable.

August 10, 2019

Fits Weird

It’s very warm and could be very comfortable, but the sizing is tricky. I ordered a M like I always do but felt it was stiff and constraining.

August 10, 2019

Better Sweater can be better

Recently purchased 2 of these quarter zipped on sale for my daughters. The fit well and are lovely. However it did not tale long before pilling became obvious on the sweater in areas that receive more wear or rub against each other such as under side of sleeves, side of body and around cuffs. For the regular price of this item which is quite pricey... Read More I would expect better quality. To say I was disappointed is an understatement. Other than this issue with the fabric, the quarter zip fits great and looks great!

Response from Patagonia
August 13, 2019

We're sorry to hear about the pilling issue. If it gets worse, please feel free to [return]( them back to us under warranty.

August 10, 2019

Great item but old fit is better

I love these sweaters but I don’t care for the slim fit... predominantly in the width of the arms. It forces me to often purchase the men’s product which is large overall. Go back to the classic fit, please.

August 6, 2019

Can't go wrong with this 1/4 zip

This quarter zip is an all-around winner. It is super warm and cozy and comes in a variety of colors for any matchy-matchy outfit. I've used mine for skiing, hiking, and just casual wear. It looks stylish enough to wear to the office or out to a casual dinner, but it's also at home beside a campfire or as another layer under your ski shel... Read Morel. This 1/4 zip is so versatile.

July 14, 2019

Lightweight, Comfortable, and Toasty

The sweater is very warm and comfortable, and the fabric has a bit of give to it.

May 13, 2019

Love it

I bought this sweatshirt after seeing my friend wearing it in a different color. It was an impulse purchase that I definitely don't regret. It is super comfy and warm, and fits my small frame very well. I am 5'2", 100 lbs, and ordered an XS.

May 12, 2019

A Tween's Review

"Warm and Cozy. Wish it had side pockets." -11 yr old daughter

May 10, 2019

LOVE this- so warm and great fit!

Just got this in the mail a few weeks ago, so I can't speak to the durability, I get the impression that it's going to last for a long time. It's much warmer than I expected, but the material isn't too thick in a way that would be bulky. A Small fit perfectly (5'8, 130lbs). The arm pocket is super handy for phone/keys/ smal... Read Morel items when walking or hiking around! The shape and fit is also very flattering.

May 9, 2019

Love my sweater

I’ve always wanted one, and I was not disappointed! Very grateful it went on sale 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽

May 9, 2019

Best customer service!

I ordered XS online and it was too small. The customer service was able to find a Small size in Montana store and called the store preordered it for me. The shipping was extremely fast and the whole experience shopping at Patagonia was very pleasant - this is why I'm a loyal customer to Patagonia!

May 9, 2019

If you like a warm, well fitting, flattering fleece, this is it!

The weight is a bit heavier than the usual lighter fleece but this sweater is perfect for all weather purpose - not for exercise, as the fit is snug, but perfect for spring and fall walks. Please make it in more colors for next year!

May 8, 2019

Better Sweater Love

It’s very comfortable and breathable, so I’m not too warm and not too cool in a variety of temperatures! I could wear this everyday!

May 8, 2019

Saved my arm from serious injury

I LOVE THIS SWEATER!! And I am very grateful for it. Recently, I sustained a bite from a dog who was attacking my dog. While I recognize this isn't best practice, my instinct was to try to pull the dog off of mine in order to protect her. When I did this, the dog (about a 70-80 lb boxer mix) clamped down on my arm (I am about 112lb and not q... Read Moreuite 5'2). As a result of the bite, I had a couple of minor puncture wounds and some intense bruising. However, if it hadn't have been for this amazing sweater, it would have be SOOO much worse. I am forever grateful. This sweater is so well made that the dog bite didn't damage the fabric at all. I sure it would withstand high levels of outdoor activity with ease! Even before the dog bite, I would've still given the sweater a fantastic rating. It is well made, super comfortable, and really cozy! Basically everything I want in a pullover. The silhouette is also fitted in a very flattering way. I'd give this sweater way more than five stars if I could.

May 8, 2019

Better sweater 1/4 zip so comfy

Great feel, nice fit, perfect for cold days and stylish too :)

May 8, 2019

Quarter zip fleece

It’s nice and thick but not actually warm, especially when it’s windy. I’m a little disappointed because of how trendy it is and everyone had one but it’s not warm enough. If you are sitting in a class then it’s too warm to wear. Wind will go right through it if it’s a really cold windy day though. It’s stylish but the material is a little stiff an... Read Mored I have trouble figuring out what to wear underneath.

Response from Patagonia
May 20, 2019

We are sorry to hear that this didn't work out for you. Please feel free to [send]( it back to us. Let us know if we can [help]( with this process.

May 8, 2019

Super comfy

Decided to invest in a good sweater and this does the job, it hugs your body nicely and is extremely soft and fashionable. The only problem was that the XS was very long on me (I am 5ft).

May 8, 2019

Love this sweater!

Fits very well. I'm 5'1", 115 lbs, and a small fit perfectly. Love the material and the color. I also love the pocket of the shoulder, but I wish it had another pocket or two. Overall it's a great product and I'm happy to finally have one.

May 8, 2019

Great for backpacking

Jacket doesn't look the best on me, I might have gotten a size too large, but it is great for any outdoor event. Nice and warm and feels durable for backpacking.

May 8, 2019

Warm pullover

I really like the pullover. It is size appropriate and the color is nice!

May 8, 2019

Love it!

I wear this sweater all the time. It does run small. For reference, I’m 5’4 and 134 lbs and the medium fits me fine for a more fitted look. My husband liked it so much that he bought one for himself!

May 8, 2019

Better Sweater

It's my favorite sweater. Great design for comfort and warmth.

May 8, 2019


This sweater is perfect! It does fit a little bit different than the full zip version, but I have small in both and don't regret what size I bought.

April 2, 2019

Love this sweater! Worth every

Love this sweater! Worth every penny :)

April 2, 2019

I originally got it in

I originally got it in a size S since everyone said to size up even though I normally wear XS. It did work for a somewhat oversized fit, but since it's made to be a slim fit I had areas of the back and arms that fit weird. I exchanged it for the XS and it fits perfectly! Super flattering to my figure while being really warm and cozy.

April 2, 2019

This is the second one

This is the second one I purchased! I love these. They’re so comfortable and versatile. Everyday wear or on the slopes. Highly recommend.

April 2, 2019

Great gift

I bought this for my daughter and she loves it! It's a great color and a great fit! And as always, great quality! Definitely worth the money!

April 2, 2019

Very Warm Sweater!!

Very warm and comfy!! My only issue is I have very narrow hips and it is very wide at the bottom. Other than that I love it. I’m 5’4 115 lbs. Small fit good other than the bottom.

April 1, 2019

great vest-- very cozy. Collar/lapel

great vest-- very cozy. Collar/lapel is a little larger than other patagonia vests, but otherwise a great fit.

April 1, 2019

Fits for me

I was hesitant on the size at first based on reviews from others. I wasn't sure on a small or a medium. I went ahead and bought a small and I'm glad I did. For me, it's fitted at the shoulders and pretty straight fit through the hips. To give an idea of my size, I'm 5'2" and 115lbs, but athletic (slightly broader shoul... Read Moreders). I was mostly concerned with the fit around the arms because I usually get a medium when I buy pullovers for that reason. I've used it with both a tee shirt and a long sleeve tee underneath and it fits fine. It doesn't give me more room for that, though. Maybe, if I ordered a medium, I could layer more. The only downside is that on a cold windy day, it doesn't block any wind. That's not a deal breaker for me, though.

April 1, 2019

great vest-- very cozy. Collar/lapel

great vest-- very cozy. Collar/lapel is a little larger than other patagonia vests, but otherwise a great fit.

April 1, 2019

Fits for me

I was hesitant on the size at first based on reviews from others. I wasn't sure on a small or a medium. I went ahead and bought a small and I'm glad I did. For me, it's fitted at the shoulders and pretty straight fit through the hips. To give an idea of my size, I'm 5'2" and 115lbs, but athletic (slightly broader shoul... Read Moreders). I was mostly concerned with the fit around the arms because I usually get a medium when I buy pullovers for that reason. I've used it with both a tee shirt and a long sleeve tee underneath and it fits fine. It doesn't give me more room for that, though. Maybe, if I ordered a medium, I could layer more. The only downside is that on a cold windy day, it doesn't block any wind. That's not a deal breaker for me, though.

March 26, 2019

So warm

It lived up to the hype - the warmest sweatshirt I’ve ever had. Very soft and comfortable, too. Absolutely adore this!

March 25, 2019

Quality material, warm. Runs on

Quality material, warm. Runs on small side.

March 22, 2019

Wonderful sweater

Normally in Patagonia if a top has a regular fit I'll take an xs and in a slim fit, I'll take a small. But in the Better Sweater the medium fits perfectly. The small was a little tight across the bust and under the arms. The medium has a flattering relaxed fit, is very comfortable and gives me additional length. Another customer commented... Read More that it doesn't seem as thick as it used to -- around 2010 or so -- and I've found that to be true, but it's still warm and cozy. It does pill, unlike Patagonia's straight fleece, but overall I love it.

March 15, 2019

Cute, odd chest

This sweater is very cute - the colors, materials, and "knitting" feel very nice for polyester. The inside is a nice, soft texture. The tag says that you can machine dry this, but I would line/air dry. This isn't the best for layering. I am 5'2" and about 115lbs and I found the Small's shoulders, arms, and chest very ... Read Moretight with a thin long sleeve underneath. Just by itself it fits fine, other than the chest. I'm a 32C and the chest is pretty oddly tight even without layers - I can't imagine someone with a larger chest than me being comfortable in this. Not a deal breaker for me, but something to consider for well endowed ladies.

March 13, 2019

Quite fitted

I'm 5'4 and 93lb, skinny. I ordered the XS and although the body fits well, the armpit area is a bit tight. I feel like the medium would have been too loose on me. I would recommend most people to order up a size. It is warm and feels like nice quality.

March 10, 2019

Upgraded fit too long compared to older versions & lighter material.

I own approximately 5 Better Sweaters since 2010, I love them all. I use them as mid layer when its below 20 degrees and windy or by itself with a t-shirt. I love that they are soft, warm, and the fit WAS great. Recently received my latest addition to the collection and noticed the fit was upgraded and it just doesn't work anymore for me. For ... Read Morereference, I am 5'2" with a short torso, small on top and curvy in the hip area. The upgraded fit is longer than all of my previous better sweaters by approximately 2" and not only is it longer, but it also has a longer zipper that almost reaches my waistline. When I tried it on, I sat and the zipper bunched...not a good look/feel. The material also seems lighter and not as warm as the others. Don't get me wrong, it is still warm, but just a bit lighter. I love the upgraded neck liner material. Would have returned, but I had already taken the tags off (thinking it was the same as the others), so my sister got lucky that day. She also owns previous versions and noticed the same differences, but she has a longer torso and it worked better for her.

March 6, 2019

Cute & Comfy

I'm 5' 8" and 130lbs and had to exchange a Medium for a Small. I like the Small fit better because it isn't as boxy, and more slim fitting for me. It's very comfortable, soft, and cute. I'm very happy with the customer service with my exchange as well!

February 28, 2019

Cozy, size up!

This is a cozy sweater like pullover. I am 5’10” 155lbs with muscular shoulders- I ordered a medium and it is pretty fitted.

February 23, 2019

Go to sweater for chilly days

This purchase has more than exceeded my expectations. Perfect for hikes or running errands. I am 5’7 110 pounds and the extra small fits well

February 22, 2019

Really Comfy but Short

I love the feel of this sweater, but it fits strangely small--the sleeves are short and the sweater ends above my hips, where I expected it to end. I typically wear Small, but ordered Medium to accommodate shirts underneath and rolling/pushing up the sleeves. The sleeves on ~4 inches above my wrists and ~1 inch above my belt line. I still wear the ... Read Moresweater, it's just...weird. It's not tight on me, it's just too short all over. I'm 5'10" and have 6'2" arm-span. Patagonia jackets and shirts usually fit me pretty well.

February 22, 2019

Ligther Weight than Before

I Loved my original Better Sweater - bought probably 10 years ago. But alas, it was either misplaced or taken. So, I ordered a replacement. While the look, styling, and fit are all the same as my previous sweater, this new sweater is not nearly as thick or warm as the old one. It'll do, but I hope whomever has my old sweater REALLY appreciates... Read More it. I miss you sweater :(

February 22, 2019


It's warm and comfy, although a little on the heavy side. The inside is very soft. Like it. We've been buying Patagonia for years, my husband ordered 3 products for me this year, this is the only true to size piece I got.

February 21, 2019

"Tomato" is bright coral; runs small

First: I like this top and plan to keep it. However, the color is NOT anything remotely resembling a tomato, unless you have tomatoes that are bright coral/orange colored! This color is BRIGHT. Also, as other reviewers have noted, the item runs small. I generally fit a size Large in Patagonia tops pretty much perfectly, but I got an XL in this and ... Read MoreI'm glad I did (other than the sleeves being an inch or two too long). ORDER UP. I am 5' 6" tall, usually a size 12 blouse (a 10 if there's some stretch), with pretty balanced proportions. On the plus side, the style of the top is nice and the sale price was good. It's cozy and stretchy and I'm going to try to be bold enough to wear something that's not muted grey, blue, black, etc. Wish me luck.

February 21, 2019

Not made for my arms!

I am in good shape exercise nut-but I am of European descent- regular arms-which do have a little meat on them -not fat but not stick thin...the fleece is adorable but just too tight in the arms. I am not sure who these companies are making this new tight arm cut of fleece for-but for anyone in my family-it would be too tight in the I ha... Read Moreve to pay to ship it back-I didn't anticipate that or I wouldn't have gotten it-but I have never gotten a small that I couldn't wear before!

February 21, 2019

Again, very small

Would like to echo previous reviewers that say this runs small. I wear an XS in all other Patagonia sweaters and jackets. 5'4" 105lbs 30B and found the XS to be surprisingly uncomfortable in the arms and shoulders, which is unusual because this part of my body is especially small. The sleeves are also too short. Will be returning for s S.... Read More

February 20, 2019


I love the look of this but it runs VERY small. I am typically a small but had to size up to a medium because of how tight it fit. I was very surprised. Love the material.

February 19, 2019

Best quarter zip I’ve ever owned!

I bought this for hiking in Colorado and to leave at our camper out there, but loved it so much that I bought another to keep here. It’s just the right thickness and it’s ridiculously warm without being too warm. I’m 5’1” and 112 pounds and bought a small. It’s a bit long in the arms but nothing too bad and fits perfectly everywhere else. I’ve told... Read More everyone I know who lives or vacations in colder climates to spend the money and buy at least one of these!

February 17, 2019

Very Small

I have had my eye on this sweater for months, however, I ordered based off the size chart, and got a medium. But, when i received it, I could barely get it over my chest. It was extremely too small. I loved the material, and the sweater was very comfortable. However, if it would've been a bigger size, I would've been completely satisfied.... Read More So, if you plan on purchasing this, be careful! Make sure you adjust your sizes a little!

February 16, 2019

Own several

I own two and my husband had one. They all pill. Some colors pill worse than others, but all pill. Patagonia’s answer is to buy a pill shaver. They will send you a link as to “how to use a pill shaver”. Spend $100 for a warm sweater but expect to spend your life de-pilling or donating to Good Will.

February 14, 2019

Love this sweater

I love this sweater! It’s warm, comfortable, cute and it’s lasted a ton of wear and still looks great.

February 13, 2019


I originally ordered the large based on reviews telling to size up. I wish I would have followed the size chart instead & gotten the medium. Now that I exchanged, the medium fits so, so much better! The large made me look like a tent in front & back with too much fabric. I'm 5'7'' & ~140 lbs. It is just a tad tighter... Read More in the shoulder area & slightly in the bust but pretty good fit overall! The medium looks more like I wanted it to, fitted. I didn't plan on wearing a layer under, but I could see why you would size up if you wanted to be able to do that.

February 9, 2019


it is extremely soft and lightweight which I really love. I definitely recommend sizing up if you want it to be less fitting. I am definitely going to buy this again

January 29, 2019

Fit is very small

I normally wear a small to medium, 5'4' about 128. I received a M for Christmas and could barely get it on. Not sure how this sizing is designed to fit, but it is very snug. If you are planning on layering order up. Had to return.

January 28, 2019

One of my favorite pieces of clothing

I rave about how much I love this sweater. I currently own two and get a lot of compliments on how nice they look. I can wear them casually or even camping and outdoor activities. This sweater is thick, durable and warm. I am 5'6" 145 lbs, with broad shoulders, but short torso and long arms, I have the size M because I wanted to layer und... Read Moreerneath for camping/hiking/skiing, but if I wasn't layering a small would fit me better because the M arms and torso are long on me. I think the only downside is that the sweater pills, but if you buy a sweater stone (I think less than $10 on Amazon) and commit 15 minutes of your life, you can easily remove the pilling when it happens.

January 11, 2019

wish I had one in every color

I originally ordered a medium, which I would usually wear, but it was too tight on me so I returned for a Large. Fits perfectly and isn't bulky. So warm. I've washed multiple times over the past month and it still looks and fits great.

December 30, 2018

Horrible Arm Pocket

Whomever designed this sweater did not consider arm length when they placed the arm pocket. It sat right across my elbow and the stiffness of the zipper made it difficult to bend my arm. The poorly placed pocket turned an otherwise comfortable and well fitting sweater into a terrible one. I returned it and would not recommend it to anyone without e... Read Morextremely long arms.

December 26, 2018

Odd fit

I received small as a gift (they said it runs big). Sleeves too way to long but would rather more room. I guess I cannot exchange for M. Sad because I think if it fit I would love it.

December 25, 2018

Absolutely Would Buy Again and Again

When I bought this product I was hesitant that it would fit fit around the chest area. But as soon I received it in the mail it was the perfect size. Honestly the warmest, lightest sweater I have. Which I wear on a sunny, chilled dry day with a beanie.

December 20, 2018

Tight shoulders and sleeves

I bought this in the Spring of 2017 when I moved to a cold climate and am considering giving it away and buying a better-fitting fleece (possibly a men's style?). For reference, I'm 5'1" with a short torso, 25/26" waist, and 34B/C chest but broad shoulders and muscular (bulky) arms – i.e. a classic gymnast build. I have an... Read More XS and it's actually a pretty boxy fit through the body but the shoulders and sleeves are tight and not suited for athletic activities. The small fit only a little bit better in the shoulders and arms but was ridiculously big in the body so I figured I could deal with tighter sleeves. Turns out it's a dealbreaker because I never reach for this layer for hiking or skiing, would absolutely never climb in it (because I literally couldn't), and I really only wear it over a thin shirt to hang out in. I imagine this will fit well if you don't have broad shoulders or muscular arms but it's not for me :(

December 13, 2018

Could be better

I liked this sweater a lot when I first got it and wore it a lot, but it shrunk and pilled up quite a lot. I wear XS in almost every other brand, but I got this sweater in a small and it has become almost too small to wear now. The sleeves especially are too short now and the body is boxy. Because of how heavy and stiff the material is, it's n... Read Moreot really comfortable without a long sleeve shirt underneath but it feels really restrictive and tight with another layer. Bummer for the price that it only lasted through one season. For reference I am 5'5" and weigh about 112lb. If I were to purchase it again I would go with a medium.

December 12, 2018

first purchase ever and won't be my last!

I LOVE this sweater. It was my first purchase from Patagonia and I can't stop wearing it. It's comfy, it fits in the right places. I'm 5'5", 125lbs and I ordered a S.

November 27, 2018

Warm & Comfy

This was a part of my first purchase from Patagonia and I love it! It is so warm and cozy. Perfect for fall and winter. I would say it is true to size but if you like some of your sweatshirt/sweaters oversized, I would get a size up! I usually wear XS/S and I got a small and it fits just right! I am 5’4” and about 120lbs. Next time though, I will g... Read Moreet a medium just so it can be a little oversized for my liking. I would definitely recommend!

November 27, 2018

Just not for broad shouldered women

I'm 5'11, 145 lbs and a size Large, which even in slim fit should be right for me, is just way too small in the shoulders. Too bad because it's cozy but the sleeve design is all wrong for women with broad shoulders.

November 27, 2018

Figure Flattering & Warm

Fits true to size. The slim fit is flattering. I am 5’4” and 115 lbs. and size small fits well. Sleeves are the perfect length. Zippered pocket on sleeve is handy for stowing a credit card.

November 4, 2018

Very comfy but SMALL

Runs small, order AT LEAST 1 size up

October 20, 2018

Warm, durable, stylish

I got mine for Christmas last year and so far it has been absolutely amazing for me. I've worn it probably a hundred times by now and it looks amazing. Even though the product doesn't claim to be water resistant, when I got caught in the pouring rain for hours with it I stayed warm and dry for a long time. Also generally Patagonia is a gr... Read Moreeat brand. Although it is expensive, it is costly for good reason especially considering its quality, fair-trade commitment, and their Worn Wear program. Overall, this fleece is a keeper that will last you a long time!

October 17, 2018

Fit well!

Warm and comfy. I wouldn't call it slim fit, but it's not loose either. I am 5'4, 110 lbs, and ordered a xs.

October 13, 2018

Beautiful sweater

I just recieved this yesterday and I must say I'm impressed. It has a perfect fit which I was a bit worried about when I read the other reviews. This sweater is so warm and cozy but also light. Its perfect for autumn weather.

September 27, 2018

Its alright

I got this on a Scheels store moving sale for like 30 bucks. I normally wear a medium but got the small because it's such a good deal. The length is ok and the stomach area is loose, but I have broad shoulders so it's a bit restricting in the arms and shoulders.

September 26, 2018


I bought this as a transition jacket from fall into winter, and it's great. It's exactly as advertised; a slim fitting, warm, half zip. I am 5'7 160lbs and I usually like my coats to fit a little loose. I got a size M and it fits well, but if you like your coats to be a little looser, or want to wear a shirt underneath I recommend ge... Read Moretting a size larger.

September 25, 2018

Odd fit

I’m 5’2”, 36D, athletic size 6. The large fits snugly length and width, but the sleeves are tight and way too long. It fits over a slim fit cotton T and sports bra, but no room for another layer. I used the sizing app to get this size, I asked for a baggy fit. Definitely size up if you have a swimmer or rower body.

August 9, 2018


I ordered this sweater online and just got it. I wasn’t sure about sizing so I ordered a large. I’m 5’5� and 135 pounds and I normally wear mediums or smalls but I sized up like a lot of people said. The large fits perfectly! I like my sweaters a little loose and a tad long so this is just what I was looking for (especially to wear with leg... Read Moregings). Great quality and I know it’ll keep me warm once it gets cool out!

August 7, 2018

Runs Small!!

I always get a Small in my various patagonia products and for some reason, this is the only product where the Small doesn't fit me. Besides that this fleece is amazing. Just size up trust me!

April 4, 2018

New favorite sweater

Bought this sweater over a month ago. I had a really good first impression,mainly because of the quality of the garment and its thickness. The fit is perfect: I would qualify it as slim. This shirt is very hot,so it's perfect for skiing and hiking in cold weather. Would definitely recommend (and buy another one)!

March 25, 2018

Warm,comfy,and super cute!

I bought this past summer but really wanted to test it out before I left a review. My first thought was that it was super cute and that it fit great. I'm 5'3' and athletically built and got a medium which fits perfect over top my teeshirts and under my puffy or shell. But I've worn it in the field in Alaska and during the summ... Read Moreer/fall and skiing and hiking out in CO and WA in the winter. Ita held up great but I've found it WAY too warm for my midlayer for activities. That being said perfect for casual wear or as a solo jacket for cool but not cold days.

March 15, 2018

Tight shoulders,big waist

Patagonia doesn't seem to understand that a slim fit should be slim in the midsection,never ever in the shoulders! I'm 5'6,121lbs and go in between an XS and S so I decided to get the S and it still feels slightly tight in the shoulders. I don't have an athletic build nor do I have wide shoulders. Not only that but the waist is... Read More huge and terribly unflattering. The sleeves could be longer as well and I'm just average height. This is the worst fit of the re-tool,micro d,and los gatos. The re-tool still has the same problem but not as extreme. The regular fit fleeces have a slimmer look than these and actually fit the shoulders. I will say that it is very warm but it's almost too warm to wear inside or if you want to be active in it. I would love if the hemlock green color was used in other products. Need more muted earth tones in general

March 8, 2018

Best ever!!

Purchased this in the Birch White (grey) and it is so well made. Gorgeous. I ordered my usual size. It is a fitted thick sweater...more jacket wear or both. I think the fit is perfect. What most people dont realize is it is fitted. Not going to be oversized but form fitting. With just a bit of room. The sleeves go nicely just over my wrist which i... Read Mores a good thing. This is meant to keep you warm. The material is gorgeous and thick. Very well made,stitching,etc. This is a piece you will keep for years. The side pocket is adorable. Nice trim on sweater. Jacket/Sweater looks super good on. It's better than NF IMO. Much. Looking now to order a winter coat for next year. For anyone who is interested in sizing... I am 5'5",130 lbs,34D,29 inch waist and ordered a medium. Couldn't be happier. My daughter is now persisting I purchase her one. We'll see.

March 5, 2018

Great Quality

I received the Better Sweater in Hemlock Green as a gift for my birthday and love it! The item is warm,comfortable,and a great fit. I just recommend going up a size. I am normally a XS,but I got a small instead.

March 1, 2018

Sizing is off

I received a 1/4 Zip Better Sweater from my company as a corporate gift. I had tried on the full-zip at my local Patagonia store and thought the Large in that style would work for me (which made sense as I usually wear a Large top from Athleta and am typically a size 12-14). Since I hadn't been able to try the 1/4 zip,I used the Patagonia onli... Read Morene size finder and slight variation in chest size tipped me from the Large to the XL,so that's what I ordered. It was way too long in the sleeves and hit lower on the hip than I wanted,so I went back to the store to try on the Large. Sadly the Large 1/4 zip was fine in terms of sleeve length but super tight everywhere else,including sleeve width and particularly around my midsection (very unflattering)--as some other reviewers have suggested. Sizing for the 1/4 zip seems nothing like for the full zip. I kept the XL and just roll up the sleeves--I can't get them hemmed or will lose the nice banding with the nylon/spandex material that matches the hem. But it's disappointing that Patagonia's sizing is so inconsistent.

February 22, 2018

Very poor fit from fit guide

Fit guide recommended an extra large,but based on comments from friends that had one my wife ordered a large. Fits perfectly. I ordered a Medium based on the fit guide and while the arms fit fine,the torso was massive and I had to return it. Since it was during the sale I'll have to wait 6 months to buy another one.

February 9, 2018

The weirdest fit

Just received this in the mail today,super fast shipping and I was SO excited to wear this sweater skiing tomorrow. To my major disappointment it did not fit well at all,and I'll be paying more $$ to ship it back to the states. I thought ordering it was a no brainer due to the quality and look of Patagonia products- but this one was super boxy... Read More and big at the body,but tight on the arms. Very unflattering/uncomfortable. (I am 5'6 123lbs for reference) Didn't know that was possible with such a simple sweater. :( :(

January 26, 2018

Great Piece,Different Fit.

I wear this piece so much and I love the colors! My only beef with the 1/4 zip is that the fit is SO different from the full zip. I'm 5'1" 120lbs and in the full zip I wear an xs but in the 1/4 zip I sized up to a medium. Initially I wanted room to layer but when I recieved the 1/4 zip and tried it on it fit what I had imagined the s... Read Moremall would have felt like. I still love this piece and wear it all the time,but just a warning to check the size charts before buying to go a size up if you are unsure.

January 24, 2018

Love it

I bought this sweater to play pong hockey and skiing and i absolutely love it. Its super warm and fits just right. I'm 6 ft tall and weigh 160lbs and i bought a L and I have enough room for an undershirt underneath!!

January 16, 2018

Good look & fit but not good protection.

This sweater has a great look (style & color),no doubt about that,and the fit is just right on me. However,I was disappointed in the protection from wind and cold,and it doesn't get that cold in Florida! The frigid air seems to flow right through the material. Also,I kept on wanting to put my hands in pockets but there are none. Lastly,the... Read Morere is a small gap below the top snap,and I think this item could use an extra snap just below the top snap to give it a more polished look.

January 1, 2018

Good quality

I got this for Christmas in a size medium because I like when things are a little loose (it's also what the size guide recommended). If you like things less tight get a size up from your actual size. Personally it was a little tight under my arms and chest areas. Overall it's comfy and cute

December 31, 2017

So warm,love it

I received the the Hemlock Green better sweater in a size small for my anniversary. Even though I am 5'3 and 108 pounds with an athletic build,I found that the small was a little too restricting,especially across the shoulders. I know it is supposed to be a slimmer fit,but it was too slim for my taste. I returned it and got a medium instead,an... Read Mored once I exchanged it i have found that I wear this sweater all the time! it is perfect for layering,SO warm,and the fleece in the inside is so thick and soft. I love this pullover and i wear it all the time!

December 29, 2017

Warm and fits just right!

I bought this in size large,tubular blue (albeit from a different retailer,since it was sold out on the Patagonia website). I normally wear a size 12,large in most other stores (my chest measures 39") and this sweater fits just right - I would say if you plan on layering under this,size up because I probably can't wear more than one shirt... Read More under this.

December 26, 2017

Best sweater I've ever owned!

I recently received this for Christmas and it fits amazing! It is the comfiest piece of clothing,and it is easy to move in. I got an XS like I do with everything else and it fits perfectly.

December 26, 2017

Super warm

One of the warmest sweaters/fleece I own. A little boxy fit,but still cute. I wish the women's came with the same stretchy feature under the arms like the men's. It would make it easier move in. I'm 5'2'',115 pounds and the xsmall fit great.

December 26, 2017

Amazing jacket!

My mom got me this for Christmas yesterday and i wore it all day because it's so comfortable and looks amazing! Looks even better in person then on the photo. One thing is do note these are slim fit! I'm usually a size small (5'5 120 pounds) so she got me a medium ( don't like tight things) so it fits perfectly! I have the color... Read More dark ruby and the color beautiful.

December 25, 2017

Runs super small

I wear an L in everything,I knew they ran small but the XL doesn't even fit. The sweatshirt is too fitted in the hips and the bust area and the hem is short. I'm a 36D and there isn't any extra room for a shirt underneath. I really like Patagonia products but they need to accommodate an XXL size. If only the men's version came i... Read Moren magenta!

December 15, 2017

Little small

I have the Better Sweater full zip / jacket in a medium and I love it so much that I got a 1/4 zip in medium. It's significantly more snug than the jacket. I feel like I can't layer as much with it. It's every bit as warm and cozy as the jacket. I just wish it was the same fit.

November 27, 2017

Love this sweater!

I bought this recently and I love the fit and length. I am 5'5 and around 110 pounds and an XS fits great on me! It's super warm and perfect to just throw on. Very happy with this purchase. Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a warm and comfortable quarter zip sweater!

November 23, 2017

bulky,but slim fit

This is an amazing sweater that keeps you warm! only,it feels small while still being very bulky. I ordered a size up from what I would normally order,which was a good idea. Definitely size up!!!

November 20, 2017

Inconsistent Sizing

I have two and found that the sizing is inconsistent. For reference,I'm 5'10" and 155 lbs and usually wear a medium in tops (including the Snap-T fleece). I first bought one in Birch White in an XL (after reading reviews that it runs small) because I wanted room to wear a layer underneath. It's really quite roomy and very loose ... Read Moreat the bottom. I decided to keep it (although I wish I didn't...). It's wearable,but I'd prefer it to be more fitted. When a sale rolled around,I decided to splurge on another one. This time,I bought the Linen color in a large,hoping it would be a bit more fitted but still comfy. First off,I wish the color was more beige and less "dirty white". Additionally,the fit is super small. Again,it fits but is tighter than I would like. Seems like there is more than one size difference between the two. Both are great quality and super warm. I wear both all the time,I just wish that sizing was a bit more consistent.

November 14, 2017

Sizing Challenges

My daughter just requested this sweater for Christmas hoping to take it on a trip to Ireland. I bought the large because some of the reviews said it could run small. We are a similar size (usually a med-large depending on shirt style) so I figured I would see how it fit me and then exchange if necessary before the holiday. The problem is the fit. T... Read Morehe large is long in the sleeves and the overall length is good but it's uncomfortably tight in the arm pit area. I exchanged for an x-large thinking it would be roomier in the armpit,which it was,but it was way to wide and hung poorly at the hip. I just feel the design is poor and may not work for our body type which is frustrating because we don't usually have trouble with clothes fitting properly. I'm curious if anyone has experienced the same problem with the fit.

November 14, 2017

I love this sweater

I love this sweater. I am 5'7",145# and never know whether to go with a large or medium. I own both sizes in this sweater. The medium fits well and feels like the intended slim fit,while the large allows more room to wear a bulkier top underneath,a little more boxy in the midsection.

November 8, 2017

Two colors two fits

I got the dragon purple in xxs and loved the colorand fit!! I then purchased the same size in the classic navy and it's not as girly and fitted and since it's an XXS going down in size is not possible,not sure if I will keep the navy ,the navy says common threads in the tag,the purple says worn wear,not sure if this makes a difference?

October 17, 2017


I wore it for the first time on a trip to Bend,OR where it was finally cold enough to wear my new Better Sweater. It's so nice and warm! I bought mine to just wear a light shirt underneath. If I was wanting to wear another sweater underneath,I would've sized up. I find that it fits true to size. Love it! I already want to buy more colors!... Read More

October 7, 2017

Nice and Warm

The weather hasn't been cool enough to wear daily but when I do get the chance its great.

September 30, 2017

Favorite sweater!

I love the tailored fit - it's not boxy or puffy. The fabric is soft yet durable. It looks great with jeans or work out clothes.

September 30, 2017

It's what I wanted in a pullover sweater.

I love the off-white Patagonia sweater. It has been as little warm to wear it too much,but on the cooler nights it's perfectly cozy. I'm taking it to Patagonia,Argentina in November.

September 23, 2017

Super Soft and Warm

This sweater is so warm and soft inside its like wearing a blanket. Love it!

September 23, 2017

Pleased with my first purchase!

This was my first purchase from Patagonia! I absolutely love the fit,warmth,color,and how lightweight it is. Patagonia's customer service is also incredible! I love the company,their values,and their products!

September 23, 2017

Happy gifting

This was a perfect birthday gift for anyone focused on comfort and quality--and it looks great too!

September 23, 2017

Fit was off

Had to return it even though I have one in the same size. This one just didn't fit right and I don't think a different size would work. Too tight in the upper arms. I love the other one I have so I was disappointed.

September 20, 2017

too short and boxy

i have an older sweater that fits great. got in the same size and it's a tad too short in the sleeves,boxy and tight in the shoulders. i may order a large,but afraid it will be too big in the waist. please consider tall people in your next design.

September 16, 2017

Awesome Sweater

I love this sweater! It's very versatile and it's one of those throw on a go tops! It's good for late fall/winter or even just lounging around. I highly recommend!

September 16, 2017

My favorite sweater

Warm-enough for a chilly day in San Francisco and comfy and cute enough to wear while hiking,lounging,brunching,working.

September 10, 2017

Love it!

I wish that you had more size M in the other colors

September 9, 2017

So comfy!

It hasn't been cool enough to wear often but I did wear it one evening and it felt very comfy. With fall on the way,it will get rotated in with my other 2 Patagonia sweater fleece full zip hoodies! Love my Patagonia. Top quality that lasts.

September 9, 2017

warm and great fitting

great 1/4 zip sweater...I am usually a size 4. I first bought a small but exchanged it for a medium. The small fit just fine,but I wanted a little more room to have another shirt under it and have some moving room. The length is great too. It is so warm without being overly hot...great everyday clothing item...

September 9, 2017


Very comfy and warm Great for early fall outdoors

September 6, 2017

It's perfect!

This sweater is warmer than I expected,which is a good thing for me! Usually Patagonia XS size fits me a bit larger that I would like,I bought this in XS intentionally in order to get a little extra room for layers. It fit a bit tighter than I wanted,but it's warm and perfect anyway. I love it :)

July 29, 2017

Great customer service AND love my sweater!

I had some issues with my original order and customer service was AMAZING to work with. Also love my sweater,I wear it for every outdoor activity! It's warm but breathable. It does run a little small,I normally wear medium but got this in a large and it fits perfectly.

July 15, 2017

Great color

I got this for an Alaska cruise. It arrived too late,but I can't wait to wear it this fall

June 24, 2017

Great jacket Live the color

no pulling true to size food color medium is accurate.

June 17, 2017

short and boxy

I loved my old better sweater,it was my favorite layer. I bought a new one to replace it and unfortunately,it was a terrible fit. This one was much boxier,square and short. Would love to see this and other Patagonia women's products have a longer fit.

June 17, 2017

Great for country wardrobe

Very warm,neater looking and more wind resistent than most sweatshirts

May 22, 2017

Warm and versatile

I bought this 3 weeks ago right before I left on safari. I've been traveling in cities,the bush,had fluctuating temperatures and gone from fine dining to eating at camp. I haven't had the ability to wash it yet and amazing it looks brand new somehow doesn't smell awful and fit nearly every occasion. Was expensive and totally worth it... Read More!

May 13, 2017

Fantastic color,warm

Warm and fuzzy zip up. Looks put together,keeps me cozy on the trail. This is my favorite color option! (I have 3 of these so far). Good for hikes,walks,skiing. Not good for runs or climbing.

May 9, 2017


This is my favorite pullover I own! I loved (and wore:)) my first one so much,I bought a second one! The quality is excellent and colors beautiful. They do run a bit small,so I recommend sizing down (for reference: I'm 5'6",110lbs,34-23-35 and I wear a Small in this). Best pullover! Patagonia never disappoints.

May 5, 2017


Although I can't deny it is cute,I'm disappointed in the overall quality. Most especially the pilling.

April 22, 2017

A bit small,but so cute!

Love the color and shape of this,but it does fit rather small. I'll still be wearing it quite often!

April 17, 2017

Warm and comfortable!

I should have bought this years ago. This is so warm & comfortable,plus it looks great!!! As a professional photographer my only suggestion is to add a couple side pockets,more pockets = :-)

April 17, 2017

Awesome Jacket!

I purchased this jacket and now feel like I need one in every color! The Galah Green is absolutely beautiful!! It fits well and is a perfect layer for spring time!

April 15, 2017

A little boxy

The fit is a little odd. The arms were really tight and the torso was boxy.

April 13, 2017


I bought this about a month ago. I'm extremely disappointed in this product and wouldn't buy again. It barely fit and wasn't true to size,I can barley get it on and off and the zippers are stuck 24/7.

April 11, 2017

Great Color!

I bought this item in the Hemlock Green and love it. It's really comfortable and warm and I wear it all the time.

April 10, 2017

Super Comfortable But Runs Small

I love the color and the feel of my new sweater,but it's way too much so that I am going to return it for the next size up. I would highly suggest going up a size from what you usually wear.

March 25, 2017

Very soft!

Love the style and fits well! True to size no need to order a size up

March 25, 2017

Great sweatshirt

I love the red color and snug fit. I get lots of compliments

March 25, 2017

Warm and comfy!

Originally ordered it in a S in red=too small. Surprising since I am 5'5" and 110 lbs -- I wear a S in every other brand. Re-ordered it in M,no red left so chose olive drab. It fit fairly well and is very warm. Great for Chicago winters!

March 18, 2017

Very warm

It fits good,perhaps a little on the small side. Like the color. Very warm

March 18, 2017

It's just "better"

It's called the "better sweater" for a's just better. More comfortable than any other sweater or jacket or whatever you call it than I've ever had. Stretchy,comfortable,cozy,soft,warm. All the things you look for in a warmth enhancing clothing piece. I absolutely love it. Maybe it should actually be called the &... Read Morequot;best sweater"

March 18, 2017

Super warm!

I really like this sweater. My only issue was that I first ordered an xs,which is my typical size for Patagonia gear. I received the sweater,tried it on. It was too tight and constricting. I sent it back to exchange it for a small. The small fits perfect. It's roomy enough for layering.

March 18, 2017

Just what I wanted!

Love the color and fit. Its warm too,so comfortable!

March 16, 2017

Warm,comfortable,not as slim fit

I have been waiting for Ramble red to be available and finally it was! I ordered an XL. For reference,I'm 5'7 and about 170. I could have actually gone down a size but since I was worried about the slim fit I ordered up. It's still very comfortable with room to move so I'm still very pleased!

March 13, 2017

Warm,fashionable,super comfortable

I love this sweater/sweatshirt combo. It's probably the warmest thing I own as a midlayer and it's beyond comfortable. One thing I wish I could change though is the fit. If the sweater were just a few inches longer it would be perfect. I recently bought the Cotton Quilt Snap-T and i love the length of that because it hits just below my hi... Read Moreps and is a more flattering fit for women. Patagonia,please make a version of this just a few inches longer!

March 12, 2017

Runs too small for comfort

Runs very small - have a Patagonia fleece in a small and thought this medium would be fine. Super tight and constricting on the arms

March 11, 2017

Comfy sweater

This is one of my favorite sweaters. Fleecy soft on the inside and warm. Attractive green color.

March 5, 2017

Great dependable layer!

I wear this as a base-layer skiing or as an outer layer in the New England spring. I typically wear XS or S (at other outerwear-branded stores such as The North Face and L.L. Bean) but had to size-up since this is extremely tight in the shoulder area. If you're looking to wear this in a less-active capacity,you'll be able to get it on and... Read More off OK with your typical size,but I definitely suggest sizing up otherwise if you want to have mobility in it. I've had mine for 4 years now and it gets pilly on the outside after a while but it's stayed soft on the inside!

March 4, 2017


My wife wears this all the time. It is definitely a fav!

March 4, 2017

Love it!

This arrived about three weeks ago and I have barely taken it off. Absolutely love it. I do feel that the zipper on the sleeve is bulky but have gotten used to it. I got a large (bought a large of the RE-Tool Snap-T last fall and that fit perfect) and it is a little big. I didn't return it for a smaller size,just got used to it and I can wear ... Read Morea thicker baselayer underneath. Have worn it to work,to the ski hill,and around the house and bought one as a gift.

March 4, 2017

Super Cozy & Warm

I love this pullover sweater. Great fit. This is my third one.

March 4, 2017

Super warm

I bought this too go under my down jacket. I love the soft feel and the lightness of the material. Everywhere I go I get complements on it.

March 4, 2017

Great material and great look!

I had been wanting a Better Sweater pullover for a long time,so I finally bit the bullet and bought a red one last month. It is still so soft,even after a few washes,and the color is so great! I wear it all the time and have received so many compliments. Material is very high quality as well. I anticipate that I'll be wearing this pullover for... Read More years to come.

February 26, 2017

Not a good fit

I tried on the size large in a local store. It was huge. I ordered a size medium and it was very tight. Hard to even get on and off. I returned it.

February 26, 2017

Just what I was looking for!

I bought this fleece a month ago and wear it just about every weekend. I was looking for a fleece that looked nice,and was warm and comfortable. I usually order size small,but went with the medium for a little more room. It fits well,and isn't form fitting at all. I love wearing my fleece all the time and would definitely recommend this fleece... Read More to others.

February 26, 2017

Great pullover!!!

She wears it almost everyday! My other daughter has one too!!! Makes a great present!

February 26, 2017


This fleece is lovely; it is super cozy and beautifully finished. I have a quarter zip and the hoodie - love them both.

February 25, 2017

Stylish warmth

I had bought this sweater for my son and daughter and decided to buy one for myself. It is warm without being bulky and keeps its shape well

February 25, 2017

Warmth without bulk

I bought this to take to the mountains of Guatemala where a large group of physicians,nurses,technicians and others were doing a medical mission. Our living and working conditions were quite primitive and February in the highlands of Guatemala can be quite cold. This was the perfect outer layer and I think it will work equally well in the urban jun... Read Moregle of Washington DC! I usually wear a medium but bought a large so I would be able to layer underneath.

February 25, 2017

Makes me wish we had more of a winter

I have this sweater in the red color and love it. It's cozy but not bulky. I love the fleecy lining,but the outer part looks stylish and the little zipper pocket is handy for little odds and ends. I haven't worn it nearly as much as I would like due to a mild winter so far,but I do keep it handy for when the weather cools. I bought a smal... Read Morel and it layers well without being too tight or too bulky either.

February 25, 2017

Warm and great but short

I love this sweater. But it runs runs a little short. I'm normally a small but needed a medium,and it's still a little short.

February 25, 2017

Great quality and good fit!

I bought this sweater as a gift for myself and have loved it ever since! It fits pretty well with my body. I got a size extra small. I'm 5'5" and 120 pounds!

February 24, 2017

Love my Better Sweater 1/4 Zip!

I bought my Better Sweater 1/4 Zip one month ago,and I have already worn it more than any other 1/4 Zip I have owned! I chose a size small because they fit slightly tighter in the shoulder area. I was happy to find that the Better Sweater fits well and is not baggy!

February 20, 2017

Best Gift !

I bought this sweater for my teenage daughter and she absolutely loves it. Versatile,warm and soft inside was what drove my purchase for a holiday gift. One tip,it runs narrow so if you don't like tight fitting sweaters,size up.

February 19, 2017

I love the better sweater but sizing is off

I agree with what others have said about sizing issues. I had an older version of this purchased 4+ years ago and I love it - super warm for hiking/camping but the size small was always slightly more snug than I would like. I planned to buy a medium this time but saw the notes that the fit had been re-designed and now ran larger so I opted to try a... Read More small again. It is just as snug as my other one - fits well but you can only really wear a thin t-shirt under it and it's slightly tight getting on/off. I therefore decided to try a medium and it was HUGE on me - doesn't have the fitted 'feminine' cut this is supposed to have. Medium went straight back and I am still deciding on the small - I worry once I wash it it will be too tight and of limited use. FYI I am 5'4" 119lbs,bust 34A1/2

February 18, 2017

Warm and cozy

This is a great sweater fleece that keeps you very warm and is extremely comfortable. It definitely runs on the slim side so size up one.

February 14, 2017

Sizing for tall women

I didn't see any reviews from tall women,so here's mine. I'm 5'10" and weigh 140,with a long back and a small chest. After much deliberation,I decided to get a M. The sweater looked too small when it arrived,but it actually fits well. The cut is snug on me,but not tight. The sweater is long enough -- hits an inch or so belo... Read Morew the hipbone -- and the sleeves are a extra-long,which I like. So if you're tall but thin,a M might fit. Otherwise,I'd advise you to size up. This garment is very warm! I like the snuggly lining. It seems to be very static-y,though I haven't washed it yet.The surface of the garment looks nice,but feels plastic-y. I don't really understand the point of the arm pocket -- why can't it have a normal pocket,like the men's version?

February 13, 2017


I was looking for a warm fleece to wear under jackets so I needed something that wasn't bulky. This has been perfectly serving its purpose! It's a little boxy in style,but otherwise fit is true to size.

February 12, 2017

daughter loves it. she has two of these.

kudos to the marketing department. you have managed to convince every teenage girl that this is the must have item of 2016/17. she loves it. it is very warm and looks nice. good job

February 11, 2017

Size up

I ordered a small the first time and it was too tight in the shoulder area,so I returned it for a medium. It now fits perfectly and

February 4, 2017

Warm,great color but boxy

This is a beautiful pullover and I wear it all the time,it is,however,very boxy (I could definitely wear this when pregnant) and the fabric has no give... therefore it is not easy to get over your shoulders when taking it off. For reference,I'm 5'5" and 125lbs with a lean/athletic build.

February 4, 2017

Classic Patagonia

I'm 5'5",115 lbs,and purchased the XS,which fits perfectly. I've worn it a couple of times and it washed with no shrinkage or fade. The fabric is thick,warm,and fits close to the body. It looks and feels great with jeans or leggings. I gave it 4 rather than 5 stars because it is a bit bulky under my arms with of the weight of th... Read Moree fabric. This is a minor tand I plan to buy another. Seems everyone should have a couple of these!

February 4, 2017

cozy & cute but boxy!

A lot of reviews said it ran small and to move a size up,I'm normally a small/medium but at 5'9" I went with the reviews and ordered a large. Stick to your normal sizing because a medium could have definitely made room for a base layer underneath still. Otherwise very comfortable material.

February 4, 2017

Just what I needed

I love Patagonia's clothing. Amazing quality,comfortable,and fashionable. This fleece is perfect for layering or just swearing on a cool fall/spring/summer day. I'm already looking for more things to buy from them.

February 4, 2017


If I could wear this sweater every day I would. Alas,my job means I have to put on a suit jacket from time to time. So soft on the inside,easy to pair with shirt underneath,great fit. The arm pocket isn't super useful for me,but that's just a preference. As an athletic-build woman,with a size DDD cup,it means a lot to me when a sweater do... Read Moreesn't pull funny on my chest/back/shoulders.

February 3, 2017

so comfortable,soft,and warm.

Really great sweater,I'm so happy I bought this! I got the Better Sweater on sale in the color 'Industrial Green' in the size medium. The color is great and the fleece on the inside of the sweater is so soft. I'm 5' 5",132lbs,and the medium is probably the best fit for me. It feels great on and when you see it from the... Read More front,it looks fantastic. However,the back of it has some loose cloth but it doesn't look bad,just not entirely fitted. I usually buy smalls in most clothing but I listened to some of the other reviewers and bought a size larger. Great advice.

February 1, 2017

Love this sweater!

Perfect for a hike,run or a walk on the beach. Keep warm after a yoga class,this sweater is versatile for all activities

January 31, 2017

great jacket

bought for christmas gift,turn around time was awesome and great customer service

January 28, 2017

SO comfy

I live this sweater so much. It is so comfy and fits perfectly. The color is gorgeous and it is just as I expected.

January 28, 2017


Beautiful color & so comfy! I went with a large because they run a little snug.

January 26, 2017

Improved fit

I bought this for casual wear as well as skiing. I like the fit better than past sweaters. The color is beautiful and classic

January 22, 2017

Warm and comfortable!

I'm so happy with this purchase. The sweater is so comfortable and goes with anything I wear. I would say it's definitely worth the price!

January 21, 2017

Love it

My wife has lived in her better sweater since I gave it to her for Christmas. Love the quality and love the standards the company lives by.

January 21, 2017

Women's Better Sweater

Was a Big Hit with my Grandaughter!!! She loves it!!

January 21, 2017

Great present!

I purchased this for my wife s a Christmas present,and she was absolutely loves it! Also,she looks beautiful in it. Thanks,MTJ

January 21, 2017


This sweater is so versatile. I love wearing it! So soft,comfortable,and flattering

January 18, 2017

Warm and soft

This sweater is very warm and I want to wear it all of the time. The only problem is it pills easily. I bought it in blue and you really see it. Fortunately I have a little de-piller gadget.

January 17, 2017

Great 1/4 Zip

The 1/4 zip is great! I got it a month ago and it is very soft,comfortable,a warm.

January 16, 2017

Great sweater fleece!

I have now purchased three of these and I love them. I just bought the light purple for spring and it's a pretty color. I have similar items from other companies,and I think Patagonia has the best's the most "sweatery",so it does look nice enough for work. I do agree with others who said it runs small,especially ac... Read Moreross chest. I am a consistent size large,but I did order up to XL,and I'm very glad I did. The fit is great,sleeves just a tad long.

January 15, 2017

Best sweater I have ever purchased!

I bought my first 1/4-zip Better Sweater last year. I now own 3. These sweaters wear real well,wash easily,are really comfortable and warm. After multiple washes my better sweaters still look brand new and have not shrunk one bit. I would highly recommend this product!

January 14, 2017

Nice and warm.

Love it Would highly recommend it. I wear a tee shirt underneath it and it really is great for anytime. Love the color

January 12, 2017

Very soft. I love the length!

This sweater is perfect. The weight makes it not too heavy,but it is still so cozy not to mention super cute.

January 12, 2017

Love everything about it

fits perfectly,great comfort,glad I purchased this item

January 12, 2017

Warm but snug.

Really warm for windy,cold days. A little snug for me though and I ordered a size up from my usual size.

January 12, 2017


This is lightweight but very warm,fits just right

January 12, 2017


This is more of a 3rd-Hand Review! I bought for my girlfriend. In saying this - she loves it and the size. Bought her a small - Im thinking these sizes to run a touch on smaller and slimmer side. So take that in account if you aren't a regular patagonia buyer...

January 12, 2017

The most comfy thing I own

I received this as a Christmas gift last month and have worn it for some part of the day at least 15 times in

January 12, 2017

Best Christmas present

Well made,washes like a dream. Terrific color and fit. My daughter loves the lining and I like how tailored it looks on her. I would definitely buy this again.

January 12, 2017

So soft and warm!

I bought this in October and it has kept me warm through the holidays. It's soft,it's warm,it's perfect for layering. I had to order a medium as it was a little small in the shoulders when I zipped up the small so it's not form fitting,but it fits close enough to the body it doesn't feel loose. The fit is actually really fl... Read Moreattering.I would order it again in a heartbeat. Disclaimer this is winter on the central coast of California,so winter means like 50 degrees at the coldest.

January 12, 2017

So soft and warm

Really glad I bought this product. I wish I would have sized up due to the slim fit,though. Love how soft it is and the color options. I love what Patagonia stands for.

January 12, 2017

Love it

So wonderful and comfortable. Washes well. Exactly what I wanted.

January 12, 2017

Great gift!

Bought this as a gift and she loved it!! I would definitely purchase again.

January 11, 2017

Great Product

I bought this around Christmas time,and I love it. It is very warm,has nice material,and looks very nice. Patagonia has amazing products,and this is one of them. Fit is true to size,and I have gotten many compliments on it. I usually wear a jacket over it when the weather is very cold,and can still move well.

January 11, 2017

Very comfortable!

I wear this everywhere. It's quite warm and very comfortable.

January 11, 2017

My daughter loves it!

Christmas gift for my daughter attending college in the snowy mountains of Virginia. She loves it and it looks great on her. I liked it so much I bought the fleece snap-T with pockets. SOOOoooooo cozy!

January 11, 2017


Fits slightly boxy,but is very comfortable. My sister can't wait to steal it

January 11, 2017

Love this sweater but would fit a fat person a lot

I actually have 2 of these (in different colors),one is a medium and the second one I bought a small. I'm 5'10" about 155 pounds,the medium is the right length,but very wide for a so called slim fit. The small,I could still gain 50 pounds and fit into,it fits a little better than the medium,but the sleeves are a little short.

January 11, 2017

Well made

My daughter loves it I just need one now made very well super comfy and can wir. Casually or dressy

January 11, 2017

Love love love!!

My daughter received this as a part of her Christmas gift. She was very excited and loved the item that she received. The fit is perfect and the warmth is what we were looking for!!!

January 11, 2017

Love it

Bought this for my daughter for Christmas. She loves it. Soft and warm. Would recommend

January 11, 2017

Granddaughter's Favorite

I bought this for my granddaughter who is in school at the University of Michigan. She loves it!!! It's been washed and still looks greatQ

January 11, 2017

So warm

I bought this and it is great! It definitely keeps you warm and goes with everything. Also,it fits perfectly!

January 11, 2017

Warm and comfortable

I bought this sweater for my daughter for Christmas. She hasn't stopped raving about how warm,soft and comfortable it is. She says it is perfect for winter in Scotland!

January 11, 2017

Warm and comfy!

Bought this to keep warm during the winter. Feels like a blanket!

January 11, 2017

1/4 zip

love it,great quality..your stuff is a bit too expensive otherwise I would be able to afford to buy more of it. This was a gift for my daughter. Bring those prices down!

January 11, 2017

Happy Christmas

My 13 year old daughter added this to her Christmas list last minute. I ordered it full expecting it to arrive after the holiday. Much to my surprise it was at our house within days and under the tree where it was supposed to be. She wears it almost everyday. Thank you Patagonia for a miracle: A very happy teen.

January 11, 2017

Probably wear it too much!

This sweater is perfect for someone who likes to keep their heat down. It's very warm and washes great when you follow washing instructions. I'm 5'5 ,115 pounds. Medium fits perfect

January 11, 2017

Cozy in the 40's

I got this before I went to Atlanta for the new year in the teal color,it is so vibrant! I am 5'8 160lbs and a 36DD and the large is sung on me! I do not think I would have sized up,as it was very comfortable just snug on my chest. The length of the torso and the arms could not be more perfect! The only thing that could make this jacket better... Read More is maybe some kind of wind blocker woven in!

January 11, 2017

Good quality product

I purchased this for my 14 year old granddaughter. She is on the small size,she may wear a 0 in jeans and a women's small in top. So I thought a medium woman's would be perfect. This product ran way to small. Slim fit does not describe it correctly. Better to use a different term. Having to send it back and reorder is a hassle.

January 11, 2017

My daughters favorite

Was on my girls Christmas list... love it.. now my turn

January 11, 2017

Loved the better sweater

I got the better sweater quarter zip for Christmas from my parents and I absolutely love it. I use it when I am skiing as an under layer and I also dress it up with a collard shirt as well. At first I was worried that I might have an allergic reaction because of the wool,but because the wool is only on the outside and it is fleece on the inside I w... Read Moreas ok.

January 11, 2017

Too Tight

The fabric is cozy,but not flexible. I could only wear a thin shirt underneath. I would recommend sizing up! I returned mine and bought a snap t!

January 11, 2017

What a great sweater

It is just what I needed Love it !! Thanks you Patagonia

January 11, 2017

Great quality

Runs small. Sleeves snug. Order one size larger than the size you wear.

January 11, 2017

Love the look

Love the look but fits a little snug. Wish we had went up a size.

January 11, 2017

Great sweater!

I just love the way my sweater looks,feels and I've had several complaints! So thanks for a great sweater!!

January 11, 2017

love it

got this for my daughter for Christmas. She loves it. Very comfortable,soft and warm. She wants another color now. lol

January 11, 2017

Best sweater/fleece I've ever owned.

Is it a sweater? Is it a fleece? Who knows,but it has the best parts of both. Incredibly warm and snuggly like a fleece,but appears to others to be a nice sweater. Feel like you're going to work and holiday parties in your pajamas,but look like a million bucks in the Better Sweater!

January 11, 2017


Bought this for my youngest daughter for Christmas! She loves everything about it. Fit,color,softness. Have been a Patagonia wearer for over 30 years!

January 11, 2017

My Favorite Top!

This is my third better sweater and it won't be my last. The size seems to have gone up a tad as all of them are larges,but then again my other two may have shrunk over the years. All still fit though and I absolutely live in these during the winter.

January 11, 2017

Really warm

I bought this sweater about a month ago. My daughter in laws had them and highly recommended them. I love the way it feels and love the green. I will definitely be buying more colors.

January 11, 2017

Sizing ran small

Had to return the jacket since usually an adult small is the right size for my daughter. Typically an adult small gives her enough room but this was way too snug. No room. Had to pay to ship it back with tracking info as recommended. Already pricy and now just inconvenient. Quality seemed ok but not worth the hassle to figure out if a Medium or Lar... Read Morege is needed.

January 11, 2017

Great fleece!

I bought this to wear during the fall/winter,but specifically for a trip to winter trip to Iceland. The fleece is phenomenal. It is worth the money,wicks away moisture,and keeps you warm (without over heating). I highly recommend this for everyday wear,outdoor runs,or traveling in cold weather.

January 11, 2017


Perfect gift for my sister. It's her new favorite jacket. I love it and she loves it.

January 11, 2017

Fashionable and Functional

I bought 1/4 zip before the winter months and it has been worth every penny. I'm an athletic build 5'6" around 160lbs and the large fits well. It is very warm and figure flattering. Looks great with jeans,leggings,and sweats. I ended up buying the same 1/4 zip in black.

January 11, 2017

Love it,very comfortable for active lifestyle

It's easy to care for,love the fit,style and color,

January 11, 2017


I got this for Christmas and it's amazing. Soft,warm,comfortable. It washes nice. The only thing I wish they would change is another zipper pocket. The one on the arm is useless since it's too small to fit my cell phone. I need one more functional pocket.

January 11, 2017

Good Service with great product

I ordered one Sweater....received and realized it was too small for my oldest granddaughter. So I returned with my problem,got refund and then order two of the sweaters. One for each granddaughter and they both love them. Thanks for making it easy to purchase,return and purchase again. I would use your services again.

January 11, 2017

Very warm sweater!

I bought this sweater for my oldest granddaughter for Christmas. She loves it & wears it often. My next oldest granddaughter saw it & really liked it. In fact,I have one ordered for her for her birthday in January.

January 11, 2017

Great product

I bought this for my daughter for Christmas,she absolutely loves it. Its warm,soft and comfy. I was able to use a 15% off promo code which was very helpful to offset the price.

January 11, 2017

Too short

I bought this for a Christmas gift. The sweater is slim fit and that part was fine but the sleeve length and bottom were too short therefore it was returned.

January 11, 2017

Perfect Fit!

Got this for my 15yr old daughter for Christmas and it was by far her favorite gift! It fits true to size and is super cozy!

January 11, 2017

Gets worn!!!

My kids each received a 1/4 zip for Christmas and they've both been so happy with them! I can tell,because they've been wearing them quite a bit. My older daughter has one from 3 years ago in a different color that she also loves. Well worth the money!

January 11, 2017

In love!

I received this as a gift for Christmas and couldn't be happier. The quality is amazing and it keeps you super warm. Considering purchasing more Patagonia in the near future! 100% recommend!

January 11, 2017


couldn't be happier with purchase! fits great,and great material. really warm

January 11, 2017

Warm and comfortable

I got this a Month ago and love how comfortable it is!

January 11, 2017

Super warm!

I was given the sweater as a Christmas present and I absolutely love it.

January 11, 2017

Great fit and warm

Nice and thick material,not fleece like sweatshirt thickness but thicker,which makes this perfect for that 30ish temperatures or cooler. Love this color.

January 11, 2017

Great purchase

After reading the reviews I was hesitant to purchase this due to complaints of lack of shape but I'm glad I did. I ordered a size larger so I would be able to wear something under it comfortably. It is not significantly fitted but I would say it's not terribly boxy. Keeps me warm on the coldest of days and looks great. Very nice quality. ... Read MoreWould definitely suggest to others.

January 11, 2017

Warm & Comfy!

I received this as a gift for Christmas,and even though the color wasn't what I expected to get I still love it! The fit is true to size (I got a medium; I usually am between a medium and large),although just a little snug in the armpits and chest area but only when I am not wearing a sports bra. The arm length is perfect,not too long or too s... Read Morehort. It is so warm,it was perfect to wear under my shell winter jacket on a breezy night sleigh ride in northern yeah it kept me warm!

January 11, 2017

Perfect fit!

True to size! Love it. Really comfortable. So glad I purchased it. Plan on buying another

January 11, 2017

high quality

The first time I heard of Patagonia was this Christmas. My daughter had put it on her wish list. After receiving I was very pleased with the look and quality. Patagonia will now be one of my household brands:)

January 11, 2017

Runs small

I bought this because I love my other 1/4 snap but this particular style runs more fitted...I ended up giving it to my daughter...I would definitely order it again but in a larger size

January 11, 2017

Love it

Perfect fit,came very quickly in the mail. Was everything I was looking for.

January 11, 2017

Stylish and warm.

I bought this for my young adult daughter. She loves the color and style but it runs small compared to other brands.

January 11, 2017

Very warm,form fitting

This sweater is very warm and comfortable! I had previously bought a synchilla fleece in size medium but wanted something more form fitting. I have a small waist,and it fits very well there,but I wish there was slightly more room in the bust. Otherwise,the sweater is very high quality material,well-made,and cozy!

January 11, 2017

Beautifully made

I got it as a Christmas gift and really liked the quality. It's beautifully made and truly a cozy top.

January 11, 2017


I was so pleased with previously purchased 1/4 zips that I bought two more in different colors. The quality is the same but the fit is smaller and much more fitted even though its the same size. I prefer the fit of the previous line,these are difficult to take on and off. Should have ordered a larger size.

January 11, 2017

Runs small

Got this for my sister for Christmas and she is a very petite 14 year old. Went with a small and it was tight. If you are unsure of the size,go up one size!

January 11, 2017

My Favorite Fleece!

I received this as a Christmas gift and was absolutely thrilled! It is comfortable,warm,and stylish.

January 11, 2017

Sized small

The sweater runs small and had to be returned. it was expensive to ship back.

January 11, 2017

Grey jacket

The quality was good but had to return item because of size waiting on credit to my account

January 11, 2017

Run extremely small!

I bought a medium for my daughter that is a competitive swimmer,fit and is 5'8",124 lbs of solid muscle. Although this did fit her,if she wanted to wear a shirt under the pullover it would have been too tight.

January 11, 2017

Very comfortable!

My daughter had already this type of sweater and wanted another. I also got one for myself. It fits really well and is very comfortable. I ordered a size small for me but was not sure if it would be too small. The size worked fine but I would not suggest to put it in the dryer. Just wash cold and hang it up.

January 1, 2017


I am 5'7,125 lbs and size 36C chest. Based on reviews of people of similar stature,I got a small. I am content with it and will probably end up keeping it,but it is a little tight in the shoulders due to my chest. It's a little awkward fitting layers underneath but i'm hoping it'll stretch some. I would probably recommend a medi... Read Moreum for anyone my size looking at this if you want to be able to wear anything under!

December 28, 2016

Great pullover

I am 5'3" 125 lbs & 32DDD. This is a tailored/slim fit sweater/pull over. Small fits great! Medium was really big. It is not big or baggy,but fits tailored enough to wear with jeans and riding boots and look really nice. Yes,I can even wear a short or long sleeve t-shirt under it. I am very happy with the fit.

December 23, 2016

Soft soft soft

I had been eyeing this sweater for a few months. I saw someone wearing the grey color and couldn't get it off my mind it was so cute! I went to the store to purchase it and to my surprise it is the softest fleece on the inside,I'm ever taking this off! I'm about 5,3 110 lbs and the xs fits me perfectly. It is really hard to find swea... Read Moreters like this that are short enough and not too bulky to fit my small frame. The first day I wore it so many people complimented me on it. I'm going to buy one for. My mother and for myself in other colors!!! Great product

December 15, 2016

Wish it had pockets

My husband bought this for me and I absolutely love! Very comfy had the perfect amount of warmth! The arm length is a little long but something I can over come by rolling sleeves but my biggest complaint is the no pockets! Which is why I am giving 4 stars if it had pockets it would be 5. Which I don't understand why it doesn't have pocket... Read Mores the full zip-up has them. Hope they change this in the future.

December 14, 2016

Better fit than before!

I had a couple of these sweaters circa 2006 and loved them! Then Patagonia changed the fit to slimmer through the torso and longer,and since I am a short stocky gal they no longer fit me,so I hadn't bought one in a long time. I decided on a whim to try this season's red one,since I loved the color. To my delight,the fit is a bit boxier,an... Read Mored although the length is still a bit long,it seems shorter and I can roll the hem up under the sweater and it still looks nice. I appreciate this new version a lot. Patagonia has revamped a lot of their classics--their down sweater and sweater vest in particular--to new slimmer,longer versions,which often don't fit us shorter ladies. I haven't been able to buy a new down sweater vest in about 5 years because of this,so I hold on to my old shorter ones and treat them like gold. I hope the redesign of this sweater stays around and represents a trend....not all of us are tall and slim,but we still like to rock cool clothes,Patagonia! This Better Sweater truly is....Better!! Thanks.

December 6, 2016

Love it!

I've been eyeing this fleece for over a year and finally bought it. I went with the mogul blue which is a beautiful fun color. It's so soft and warm. My only complaint would be that the sleeves are a little snug. I got my normal size (small),I'm 5'3" 120lbs.

December 3, 2016

so comfortable

i bought this while vacationing in seattle and i have never wanted to take it off since

December 1, 2016

Glad I Ordered Up

I just bought this and I would like to say that I am glad I ordered a large. It fits exactly,but probably without much under it in the future as a light layer is all that will likely fit. I'm 5'9",DD chest and I bought a large. It looks neat and tailored and I'm excited to wear it to work tomorrow. The color is lovely (Mogul Blu... Read Moree) and the knit is likely to be a comfy weight all winter.

November 28, 2016

Great Jacket

Great jacket and a great price. I'm so happy that I purchased this.

November 22, 2016

So disappointing

First I want to start off by saying that I am a huge Patagonia fan. Their commitment to quality and durability has been what keeps me coming back every time I'm looking for something new. This time thought they missed the mark. I am 5"4 about 130lbs 32DD chest and I wear a small in everything Patagonia. I have never had issues with sizin... Read Moreg before. When I went in to my local store to try this on I went between the small and medium. The small fit well but something seemed off about it and at the time I couldn't figure it out. The medium was boxy and oversized and the sleeves came to the end of my fingers,not practical. One of the things I love most about Patagonia's sizing and fit is that they give their women's products a fit that I can count on to look feminine but that I can be active in and move around in. After going back and forth between the small and medium for about 20 minutes a sales associate recommended the small. I look their word for it and purchased it. I wore it that day and couldn't figure out why I felt so uncomfortable in it until I went home and looked in the mirror again. It is way too short. Yep,the body length is ridiculously short and I kept trying to pull it down all day long but didn't notice until the end of the day. Anytime I had to reach over my head I had to yank the sweater back down and try to stretch it a bit to stay there. I'm 5"4 and if I think the sweater is short I can't imagine the fit for taller women. I have an older better sweater from 5 years back that fit really well but was stolen. I wanted to love this product so badly again because it is so warm and soft but the fit just would up frustrating me to the point that I refuse to wear it even though I want to. Patagonia,please continue to field test your products and don't skimp on coverage.

November 8, 2016

New fit...thumbs down..

I have an older better sweater that I love and wore out so I was looking for a new one,and fell in love with the ramble red,but when I tried it on,it ran smaller and again with the boxy fit!!! I'm not liking this trend that Patagonia has been heading towards.

November 8, 2016

Great quality but short & sad it has no pockets

I'm 5'4 and was disappointed how short this sweater is,it cut above my natural waste and didn't feel as comfy as I wanted it to. I'd seen other women with it and loved the style,I noticed it was short on them,but assumed they had shrunk it,or it was because they were taller than me. Nope,it's just a short sweater. And I kne... Read Morew it didn't have pockets when I ordered it but I ended up returning it because the fit wasn't what I wanted and lack of pockets for the price wasn't worth it.

November 6, 2016

Like sitting in front of a fire!

I tried on the better sweater at a Patagonia store recently. I bought the ivy green (forgot the name of color) in an xxs. I am 5'2" and weight 100 pounds. Average sized chest. The better sweater was a very snug fit on me which required the saleswoman to help me take it off. I bought it because the fabric and the fit make this fleece signi... Read Moreficantly warmer than the retool or other fleeces I own. I need something very warm and with a neater appearance to go out to dinner,church,etc. Love this item! Make sure you have a husband or other helper at home to take this off at the end of the day.

November 2, 2016

Like,but don't love

I received this as a birthday gift last month. When trying it on I was a bit disappointed. I tend to wear a M/L and was ordered a large in this so I could wear something comfortably underneath. The material had little give and the fit was very boxy. The sweater was tight on my arms but the waist was very loose. Overall not my favorite fit but is ve... Read Morery warm.

October 22, 2016


I bought this for my trip to New York for Christmas.

October 21, 2016

Odd fit; scratchy fabric; poor collar pattern

To start,I am a big Patagonia fan. Even before Patagonia became "hip" and the new TNF,Patagonia has been my go-to brand. That being said,this Better Sweater 1/4 zip is a disaster. The cut of the sweater is very odd. Sleeves hand mid-hand,which I actually would otherwise like,but the flow of the sleeve itself is awkward. The overall patter... Read Moren-making design doesn't work with the thick and immobile fabric. There is no drapery to the combination of the outer fabric combined with the sort of sheep-wool-like inner fabric facing. As such,there is absolutely no give. I felt as if I was wrapped like a mummy,despite the size (medium) fitting me. Fabric is very,very uncomfortable. Even with a thin,long sleeve tee underneath,I was perpetually itchy. The inner fabric facing is very rough. Lastly,the collar. Oh my word. That collar. I am a big fan of stand up collars with the 1/4 zip option. But this collar is cut a tad too high and this,coupled with the lack of fabric give and texture,is torture. The only way I could get the collar to be even somewhat comfortable,is unzipping at least 1/2 way. One reason 1/4 zips are so wonderful is the option to wear closed to trap in heat and serve as a sort of cozy comfort at the neck. I purchased in 3 different colors,and each was a different size in some area. I stacked on top of the other,and one had shorter sleeves,and they were all different in width. Returning.

October 15, 2016


I've been wearing it for about a month (not constantly),and just love the weight,the softness and the fit.

October 15, 2016

Quality is perfect.

Better sweater is my favorite pull over. They last for years and years. My only complaint is... I own a small,is a little snug especially with a long sleeve under. I ordered my first med and it's huge on me,I don't like to wear it. Would return it,but