FABRIC velvet Year of the Goat/Sheep: 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015 Goats are elegant, charming, artistic, and lovers of nature. They are sometimes inclined to be worriers and pessimists. People born under the sign can do well in the art and become good artisans or crafts people. Some goats are timid and tend to depend a great deal on others. They are extremely intelligent, resourceful, good, generous, and sometimes gullible.