Cable question

As much as I like the cable needles I have, isn’t there a way to do a simple 4 st cable without a cable needle?

Thanks!

here are several methods…the last one is a 4-stitch one.

http://wendyknits.net/knit/cablelesson.htm

http://www.wendyjohnson.net/knit/cabling.htm

http://bagateller.tripod.com/tips/cable.html

Thanks Kirsten! I had actually forgotten I had asked this question.