I don't think the yo makes any difference. There is a video here of the "improved ssk" suzeeq mentioned which accomplishes the same thing and IMO is probably easier. I've just done about a thousand of them....well the may be a slight exaggeration.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper