If you're out of stitches, then yes, for this round you can disregard it, sl st to join and start the next round. As written it will apply to all rounds that follow and you dc in any sts left after the repeat. I'd love to see your square if you can post a photo.
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