Ponte knit fabric has a double knit construction. It is heavier and sturdier than jersey knits. It stands more so away from your body and is easier to sew with than other knits due to it's stability. In most cases, polyester blend ponte knits are soft and have more drape than compared to rayon blends. Rayon blend ponte knits have more stability than polyester blend ponte knits. Ponte knits are great for tops, dresses, skirts and pants.