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Let the Nominations Begin

Alright, everyone --- give me your Knitters' Hunk and Knitters' Chick nominees in the Comments section.  Remember, only 3 nominees allowed in each contest.
 
Let's do this!

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  1. Hunks: Alexander Skarsgard, David Beckham, Jon Snow aka Kit Harrington
    Ladies: Meryl Streep, TIna Faye and Annie Lennox

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  2. Mostly so you reuse the Alexander Skarsgard with a sheep picture.

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  3. Matthew Bomer, Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Downey, Jr.

    Meryl Streep, Scarlett Johansson, Aishwarya Rai

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  4. Rachel Weisz

    Meryl Streep

    Sigourney Weaver

    Pierce Brosnan

    Will Smith

    Harrison Ford

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  5. Drum roll, please!
    KC:
    Katherine Winnick
    Caitriona Balfe
    Zoey Kravitz
    KH:
    Sam Heughan
    Lenny Kravitz
    Aidan Turner
    Alright, Fedora of Fate, be gentle!
    Kim, you'll have such fun with the photo finding on these hunks and chicks- enjoy!!!
    Woo hoo! Finally!!! So excited!

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    1. Thank you for Lenny (my #4) and Aidan (my #5).

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    2. You have excellent taste, Kim! :)

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  6. Officially:
    Hunks: Micheal J. Fox
    Tim Olyphant
    Chris Pine



    Chicks: Gwen Stefani
    Annabelle Fleur
    and Kelly RIppa

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  7. KH: Timothy Olyphant, Ralph Fiennes, Idris Elba
    KC: Cate Blanchett, Helen Mirren, Tyne Daly

    Woohoo!!

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  8. KH: Gerard Butler, George Cloony Ed Harris
    KC: Zoe Saldana, Sofia Vergara, Melissa McCarthy

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  9. Chick: Patti Smith, Aimee Mann, Samantha Bee
    Hunk: John Oliver, Edward Norton, Jeremy Irons

    (because I always nominate Jeremy Irons, and I always sill)

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    1. I hoped some one would nominate Jeremy Irons since I used all of mine! Thanks!

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  10. KH: Shemar Moore, Mark Harmon, Daniel Craig
    KC: Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren, Pauley Perrette

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  11. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart (in honor of his retirement, duh), and Colin O'Donoghue. Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch and Gina Rodriguez.

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  12. I always trouble commenting so I don't know if you received these or not. Feel free to delete this comment if it's a duplicate.

    Hunks: Daniel Craig, Benedict Cumberbatch, Aidan Turner
    Chicks: Julia Roberts, Helen Mirren, Angelina Jolie

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  13. For the Hunks:
    James Norton (from Grantchester on BBC)
    Alan Cumming (because he is hilarious and seems like so much fun!)
    Stephen Colbert (because he is hilarious and brilliant)

    For the Chicks:
    Helen Mirren (because she should win everything and I want to be her when I grow up)
    Rashida Jones (because she is pretty and seems like she would be great to hang out with)
    Kiernan Shipka (because I think she has a wonderful head on her shoulders while growing up on TV, and because Sally Draper is my spirit animal)

    Admittedly, I don't think any of these will go very far, but they are the ones *I* would choose. :-)

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  14. Man this is tough.
    Men:
    Jason Momoa
    Sam Elliott
    Bradley Cooper

    Women:
    Emilia Clarke
    Jennifer Lawrence
    Betty White

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  15. Men: Idris Elba, Richard Armitage, Jon Hamm
    Women: Rachel Maddow, Elizabeth Warren, TIna Fey

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  16. Fireman is going to enter:
    Sela Ward
    Kate Winslet
    and
    Haley berry

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