Yes, in a pinch you can use a cheesecloth as a coffee filter!
Cheesecloth is a type of cotton cloth that is often used in cooking and brewing as it’s a breathable and durable fabric.
To use a cheesecloth as a coffee filter, you can place the grounds in the center of the cloth, gather the corners together, and tie them securely. Then you can steep the cheesecloth bag in hot water just as you would with a paper or metal filter.
However, cheesecloth is not as fine as a regular coffee filter, and it might not effectively filter out all the grounds, sediment and oils, resulting in a cloudier and stronger cup of coffee. Also, cheesecloth may not be as durable as other types of coffee filters and may need to be replaced more frequently.