A mass of leafy tendrils are cascading down the leg and climbing over the foot.
This could be called an advanced sock, but is really not all that difficult. It has some easy lace (yarn-overs in two directions), decreases, 2 stitch cabling and slipped stitches on the heel flap.
Easy to read charts are provided for the stitch pattern (no written directions). Directions are very detailed.
Don't be scared of the small needles, I am a loose knitter, you might be able to use US 0/2.0 mm.