The pattern is called Kanteletar, which is the name of a collection of Finnish folk poetry. I think it might actually mean "you mean there are people in other countries who are unable to knit a pair of colorwork socks in 8 hours?".
Now I am going to feed the cat and feed me.
ETA: I made it through the judging check, yay! I'm second on my team this time and 76th overall.