Idukku pulli kolam is a type of pulli kolam (dotted kolam) which is drawn on a base of interlaced dots/oodu pulli/idukku pulli. This is a simple idukku pulli kolam for beginners to get comfortable with this type of pulli kolam.
How to Draw an Idukku Pulli Kolam:
A hexagonal base of dots is made. Always start with the middle row – in this case the row with 5 dots is drawn first. Then place the subsequent row of dots. Unlike naer pulli kolams, here the dots in each row is diagonal to its adjacent row.
Drawing the center circle gives better clarity of the grid of dots.
We will slowly proceed to more complex idukku pulli kolams.