Step one: discover that the designer of Pocket Ted has other tricks up their sleeve!
Step two: fold a pipe cleaner/chenille stick into the properly sized armature:
Step three: knit a cover for the armature, stitch a friendly face, cover the armature and seam:
Step four: make him friends:
Pattern: Frankie Brown's Bendy Bodies
Yarn: Patons UK Diploma Gold DK
Needles: 3.00 mm dpns