Never heard of that, and google isn't of help either, so I'm at a total loss. What would a faux cable be? Something imitating a cable without being a cable???
What would that be?
Oh, that reminds me of a scarf, falling waters I think it was called, it used very easy stitches, never cable stitches, but produced a somewhat cabled look. Maybe it's that.
here you can see it. It's a lacy pattern