Maybe if we could see a few lines of the pattern it would help. I'm wondering, do you know this for knitting holes? That's an eyelet pattern. You probably already know that.
I think of that video as, everything I never knew I wanted to know about yarnovers in British and American knitting and might not have asked if I did.
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