What you can't see are alternating sections of cables. The top has a picot border and the heel continues the pattern down from the leg. This got me a bonus point. It was a minor nightmare trying to get the required pictures for judging because of the wild and crazy yarn I chose.
I finished within an hour of the person on my team who finished first. I also finished ten places higher overall, which got my team a few more points. Yay!
ETA: Overall standing, 69. Standing on sock 3: 67. Team TARDIS - Doctors 14th.