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Helly Hansen Odin Power Stretch Half-Zip Pullover

On this crisp but pleasant Dartmoor day the Helly Hansen Odin, worn here with my HH Mountain Fleece Hat, was sufficient to keep the chill away when worn as an outer layer [© Jean Gormley]

The Odin Power Stretch Half-Zip Pullover is a Helly Hansen easy wearing Men’s fleece which will have many applications throughout the seasons, writes Mike Gormley.

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I am sure, like me, you both need and use a general-purpose fleece that works well as a top in decent weather, as well as looking good and being practical, but which in colder weather will be a good mid-layer.

The Odin is of pullover design ~ its quarter zip is easy to operate and allows for venting if one feels a bit too warm [©JG]

This Odin Power Stretch fleece, available in blue, dark green or black and in five sizes, is such a garment. It is also good to wear next-to-skin and is soft enough to be perfectly comfortable to wear knocking around home or ski hut after a shower. The four-way stretch, mostly recycled Polartec, material is 84% polyester and 16% elastane. It dries quickly if wet or after a wash so is easy to manage when away from home. It is a pullover garment with a quarter zip to afford some level of venting as required.

The quarter zip extends to full collar height and if required keeps the cold away from the neck [©JG]

This is one of those year-round garments equally at home in winter as it is on a summer evening if it gets chilly.

The Odin works well as a warm mid-layer under the recently reviewed Helly Hansen Patrol jacket [©JG]

[images © Jean Gormley]

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