How do you do a mock cable stitch?

Can I use a DPN as a cable needle?

The straight cable needle is just a short double-pointed needle (dpn). … The advantage to using a short double-pointed needle as a cable needle is that it can be held parallel to the working knitting needle. This makes it easy to knit the stitches off the cable needle and back onto the working needle.

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