10 to 2 dots kolam 10 to 2 dots rangoli


10 pulli kolam for Tamil New Year 

Decorate with a kaavi border for festivals and Fridays.  The box like pattern using dots is the traditional design.  The outer free hand designs have been added by me.  

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The dot pattern is 10 dots 2 rows ,  then 8 to 2 dots
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Draw a pair of horizontal lines outside 2 rows of 10 dots
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Similarly vertical lines outside the 2 columns of 10 dots

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The boxes have been formed
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Connect the centres of each side of the squares as shown in the picture below

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Extend straight lines on all four sides of the squares  to divide into two and four parts

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This is simple geometry in kolam

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These type of designs are called the kalyana medai
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Decorations outside the basic pattern with spirals and flowers is according to our imagination

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A border with a line around the designs on all four sides

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We can use this as a daily rangoli also if we are looking for some medium sized rangoli for Tuesday or Friday.