There is errata for this pattern
The chart is repeated 3 times per round.
In the written directions under leg pattern Rows 7, 9 and 11 should read: * k2, p2, rt, p2, k4, p2, k2, p2, k2 repeat from * twice more
The tiny cables remind me of something Thumbelina would wear.
A sportweight sock knit on size 2 needles for an adult foot.