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

Patagonia Better Sweater® 1/4-Zip Fleece - Men's
  • Color: Industrial Green
  • Color: Industrial Green
  • Color: Industrial Green
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
  • Color: New Navy
  • Color: New Navy
  • Color: New Navy
  • Color: Stonewash
  • Color: Stonewash
$169.00
Color: Industrial Green
Size: Select size
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Details

This warm, 100% recycled polyester 1/4-zip jacket combines a sweater-knit aesthetic with the easy care of Better Sweater fleece.

It’s dyed with a low-impact process that significantly reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy and water compared to conventional dyeing methods. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

  • 100% Recycled Polyester Sweater-Knit Fleece

    Made with 100% recycled polyester knitted fleece with a fleece interior and heathered yarns
  • Quarter-Zip with Stand-Up Collar

    Quarter-zip with zip-through stand-up collar
  • Raglan Sleeve Construction

    Raglan sleeves for mobility and pack-wearing comfort
  • Zippered Left-Chest Pocket

    Zippered left-chest pocket
  • Skin-Friendly Cuffs and Hem

    Shape-holding micropolyester-jersey trim at cuffs and hem resists abrasion
  • Flat-Seam Construction

    Flat-seam construction reduces bulk and helps eliminate seam chafe
  • Supporting the People Who Made This Product

    Fair Trade Certified™ sewn, which means the people who
  • Weight

505 g (17.8 oz)

  • Materials

10-oz 100% recycled polyester knit fleece dyed with a low-impact process that significantly reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy and water compared to conventional dyeing methods

Fabric is certified as bluesign® approved

Washing Instructions
Washing instructions are printed on a white tag inside our garments. Following our garment care instructions will help make sure that your gear has a long, interesting life. In general, washing your gear in cold or warm water with mild laundry soap (non-toxic, biodegradable types preferred) and drying it on the line are the best ways to clean Patagonia® products.

Dry Cleaning
Given the rumpled nature of the road trips that inspire so much of our gear, Patagonia doesn’t make anything that requires dry cleaning. Our clothes are made to be worn and washed with very little fuss. More importantly, the EPA estimates that 85% of the dry cleaners in America use perchloroethylene, or “perc,” to clean garments and textile products. This chemical solvent has significant human and environmental risks. We make clothes that wear and perform beautifully without all that.

Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets
Generally, we don’t recommend using fabric conditioners or softeners on our products. Adding fabric softener or dryer sheets to your laundering process can increase softness but it achieves the improved hand feel by depositing waxy agents on the surface of the fabric. This waxy residue left behind on your clothes may: impair moisture wicking and quick-dry fabrics from doing their job; inhibit odor control; reduce the longevity of spandex; and worst of all, stop your DWR from performing its job.

Ironing
In general, Patagonia garments do not require ironing. However, if you’re trying to make a good impression on “the parents” and you want to sharpen the crease down the front of your pants after an afternoon of bouldering, you should check the iron symbol on the care label of your garment first to make sure it can be safely ironed. If the iron symbol has a line through it, don’t iron. The dots on the label correspond to how much heat you should use—fewer dots mean less heat.

Drying
Line dry your clothing whenever possible. Turn bright or dark items inside out to reduce fading, including jeans. Hang shirts from the bottom, and pants and skirts from the waistband so the clothespin marks are in a less conspicuous spot. Line drying saves energy and reduces environmental impact.

For some items you will need to use a dryer to get maximum performance out of your gear. Drying waterproof/breathable fabrics on a medium/warm setting will help to renew the fabric’s durable water repellent (DWR) finish, which keeps the outer fabric from becoming saturated in wet conditions. If you want to get the highest loft and coziness out of your down pieces, check out Down Cleaning/Down Care section below.

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Patagonia Men's Better Sweater® 1/4-Zip Fleece

Part Numbers

Option UPC Store SKU
Industrial Green / Medium 192964026339 SHI634761054
Black / Small 191743848643 SWE519743400
Black / Medium 191743848698 SWE514549900
Black / Large 191743848728 SWE514878770
New Navy / Large 192964026209 JAC581234119
Stonewash / Medium 191743854606 SHI601752464
Stonewash / X-Large 191743854705 SHI606469364