In a quaint little town of Ilkal, the weavers dedicatedly weave the signature styles of the region that is quite popular all over the world.
Ilkal also has a Misnomer: Irkal.
A traditional Ilkal Saree has its body woven in Cotton and its pallu, in Silk. Ilkal Sarees are woven in complete silk and complete cotton, too. Variants of Ilkals are found widely, but the traditional bright red Pallu with silver detailing in the Saree, remains most sought after. Ilkal Sarees have borders named as Gayatri, Chikki Paras, Gadi,etc for their unique styles. They even have different names for patterns in Pallu such as Kote Kammli, Topu Teni, Hanigi,etc